[cvsnt] Re: sserver Login requires a valid client certificate.

Tony Hoyle tony.hoyle at march-hare.com
Mon Oct 3 11:12:02 BST 2005

Community technical support mailing list was retired 2010 and replaced with a professional technical support team. For assistance please contact: Pre-sales Technical support via email to sales@march-hare.com.

Wallace Keith Gardner wrote:
> I have the plugin's default certificates loaded. Anyone know how to
> get a client connection to work over sserver from either the command
> prompt or through something like tortoisecvs?
> D:\sandbox>cvs login Logging in to
> :sserver:keith at localhost:2401:/cvsrepo CVS Password: Login requires a
> valid client certificate. cvs [login aborted]: authorization failed:
> server localhost rejected access to /cvsrepo for user keith
> Hopefully, the solution will still be less work for the users than
> setting up SSH keys with PuTTYgen and running Pageant. If not, I'll
> need to go with SSH.

You have configured the server to require a client certificate.. doing 
that is indeed a bit of a chore.  Reselect 'passwords only' and it'll 
work how you want.


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