[cvsnt] Basic Linux server install questions

cedmail at comcast.net cedmail at comcast.net
Thu Aug 11 18:35:28 BST 2005


I am trying to setup the cvsnt server on a Linux box running RedHat 9.0
I downloaded the .rpm and installed it.
I then tried to follow the linux directions but I must be missing something because when I try and connect with SmartCVS from a Windows XP box I get a "You could not get authenticated by the CVS server" error.
I went through the installation guide as follows:

CVS Server Configuration - I uncommented the repository lines:
Repository0=/usr/local/cvs
Repository0Name=/cvs
Repository0Description=ETS Repository

Under the CVS run with xinetd section I modifed the cvs as follows:
service cvspserver
{
        disable         = no
        socket_type     = stream
        wait            = no
        user            = root
        group           = root
        log_type        = FILE /var/log/cvspserver
        env             = 'HOME=/home/cvsroot'
        server          = /usr/bin/cvsnt
        server_args     = authserver
        groups          = yes
        log_on_failure  += USERID
        flags           = REUSE IPv6
        mdns            = no # Lockserver handles mdns broadcast
}

for the Lockserver, the cvslockd file was already loaded in the /etc/init.d directory for I just ran:
chkconfig --list | grep cvslockd
with the following results:
cvslockd        0:off   1:off   2:off   3:on    4:on    5:on    6:off

I then ran the cvs -d :local:/usr/local/cvs  init

I then set up the PAM stuff per the directions.

I tested the cvs -version and the telnet localhost 2402 and both seem to be working.

In the SmartCVS I use:
User root
Server address 172.16.100.103
Path to repository /usr/local/cvs
and the password.

After that point I am lost.  I am not sure what else I need to do or change or point to another location to make it work.
Any ideas would be greatly appreciated.
Thanks
Calvin





More information about the cvsnt mailing list
Download the latest CVSNT, TortosieCVS, WinCVS etc. for Windows 8 etc.
@CVSNT on Twitter   CVSNT on Facebook