[cvsnt] Securing pserver on CVSNT: tunneling with ssh

Tony Hoyle tony.hoyle at march-hare.com
Wed Aug 9 15:46:28 BST 2006

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Damien Moore wrote:
> 1. In the CVSNT server control panel under the server settings tab, there is 
> an option for encryption. unless it's set to optional, neither pserver nor 
> sserver work for me. is this expected behavior? doesn't encryption need to be 
> specified with sserver to ensure security or have I completely misinterpreted 
> the use and meaning of this option?

sserver will work with require encryption.  pserver won't because it's not 

> 2. What ports do I need to have open on my firewall to run sserver: both 2401 
> and 8003 or just 2401? (I tried with just 8003 but that didn't work)

What is 8003?  Never heard of that one...

> 3. Netbeans 5 seemed to work fine with :ext:user at server:/repos using its 
> internal shell from my laptop on the lan. I had the pserver plugin disabled, 
> but it wasn't clear to me that sserver was the protocol being used or how 
> secure it all was since both ports 8003 and 2401 were still open on the 
> firewall and it only worked with optional encryption in the server settings...

Did you configure extnt.exe/extnt.ini?


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