[cvsnt] cvsnt-default.pem was not generated when installing 2.5.01 Build 2013 on win2k

Mike Wake mike.wake at thales-tts.com
Fri Jul 15 12:12:21 BST 2005

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I just found that the :sserver: protocol wasn't working, Win2K with 
cvsnt 2.5.01 Build 2013, due to the fact that the cvsnt-default.pem did 
not exist.

I was trying out using

cvs -d :sserver:mwake at localhost:/Test login
SSL connection failed (-1): error:140770FC:SSL 
routines:SSL23_GET_SERVER_HELLO:unknown protocolcvs.exe [login aborted]: 
Connection to server failed

I got the following messages in the Control Panel->Administrative 
tools->Event Viewer->Application Log.  I'm not sure if these are from 
the server or the client.

SSL connection failed (-1): error:140770FC:SSL 
routines:SSL23_GET_SERVER_HELLO:unknown protocol

Couldn't read certificate (0): error:02001002:system library:fopen:No 
such file or directory

SSL connection failed (-1): error:00000000:lib(0):func(0):reason(0)

To resolve the problem I did the following.

cd C:\Program Files\cvsnt
genkey cvsnt-default.pem


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