[cvsnt] "unknown protocol" error after upgrading

Ann Lynnworth ann at href.com
Tue Aug 2 08:08:00 BST 2005

The solution seems to be to set both SSL Certificate File and SSL 
Private Key File equal to the same cvs-default.pem file (which I 
generated from genkeys).  In the prior version, I had  separate key 
and certicate files, and I could not find those instructions today.

Comments would be welcome.


At 12:21 AM 08/2/2005, you wrote:
>Today I upgraded from cvsnt 2.0.51.c to  I used the 
>Windows msi installer.  I did not see any error messages during 
>installation nor in the event log. During installation, I kept 
>sserver checked (on), and its DLL is in the program folder as would 
>be expected.
>However, when I try to update my files using a client (tortoise 
>cvs), with the exact same saved settings which used to work, I get this error:
>cvs.exe update: SSL connection failed (-1): error:140770FC:SSL 
>routines:SSL23_GET_SERVER_HELLO:unknown protocol
>cvs.exe [update aborted]: Connection to server failed
>I have already tried using genkey to create another 
>cvsnt-default.pem file, but that did not help.
>Would the SSL port have changed?  Any help would be very much appreciated.

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