R: R: [cvsnt] Unknown to the system? ME???

Marcello Marangio m.marangio at tno.it
Thu Apr 27 14:35:46 BST 2006

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> -----Messaggio originale-----
> Da: cvsnt-bounces at cvsnt.org [mailto:cvsnt-bounces at cvsnt.org] 
> Per conto di Tony Hoyle
> Inviato: giovedì 27 aprile 2006 12.13
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> Oggetto: Re: R: [cvsnt] Unknown to the system? ME???
> Marcello Marangio wrote:
> >>Is it possible to update this client to something newer; 2.0.11 is
> >>*really* old
> > 
> > 
> > I just downloaded and installed cvsnt client/server for 
> win2k 2.5 and 
> > it behaves the same.
> > 
> It's not a cvsnt issue - the error is literally that the 
> system doesn't know who you are.
> This is an error in the authentication configuration in the 
> unix server
> - I've seen it if the kerberos controller goes down for 
> example.  You'll get the same problem on ssh for example.

Yes, this seems to be the real problem: I created a user on the linux
machine and it seems to work.
But, there's one thing I don't understand.
I configured  on the server the cvs user bound to root without passwords,


Why didn't it work?
And why could I login correctly?


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