[cvsnt] Secure alternatives to SSPI

Michael Wojcik Michael.Wojcik at microfocus.com
Thu Sep 14 23:07:40 BST 2006

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> From: cvsnt-bounces at cvsnt.org 
> [mailto:cvsnt-bounces at cvsnt.org] On Behalf Of Jim Hyslop
> Sent: Thursday, 14 September, 2006 17:20
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> Currently, our CVSNT server (running Windows Server) is set up to use
> SSPI authentication. There are two minor problems with this, however.
> First, I'd like to be able to work from home, and my login credentials
> at home are not recognized at work (obviously).

I use CVSNT at home with our servers at work, using SSPI, and my
home-network credentials are not the same as my work credentials.
There's no problem there; I just do a "cvs login" with an appropriate -d
option (or CVSROOT environment setting) when I create a new sandbox.

My connection to the corporate network is secure (it's a VPN), of

> Second, and more
> importantly, I'd like to set up an automated daily build 
> system that can
> check out the code. If I use the Windows 'at' command, then 
> the command
> will run with SYSTEM privileges, i.e. no login credentials.

Just have your automated system run cvs with an appropriate -d option
setting, in a sandbox where you've done a "cvs login".  That's how our
automated build system works.

Michael Wojcik
Principal Software Systems Developer
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