[cvsnt] Re: sserver not working on XP Pro

Tony Hoyle tony.hoyle at march-hare.com
Sun Mar 5 13:07:09 GMT 2006

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James Baxendale wrote:
> original post. I set the Certificate file and Private Key file
> parameters in the Plugin tab of the control panel for sserver to the
> default ca.pem file that comes with the CVSNT installation. 

Who told you to do this?  This will not work - ca.pem is not a key file.

The installer generates & installs a key for the sserver protocol to 
work on installation, and most of the time this is enough.  If you want 
to install your own key (eg. a verisign one) then you set the 
public/private key there.  You can also regenerate the selfsign key with 

The debug logging for sserver is quite verbose - check your event log if 
you have issues.


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