[cvsnt] Secure alternatives to SSPI

Jim Hyslop jimh at view22.com
Fri Sep 15 22:05:36 BST 2006

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Bo Berglund wrote:
>  use :sspi:yourlogin at cvsserver:/repo
> Then *once* do a cvs login and supply the password.

Do you know if the login sequence is encrypted, or is the password sent
in clear text?

> Use the Windows scheduler and create the scheduled task via 
> the Control Panel "Scheduled Tasks" function. Here you will 
> be able to set which account the task will run as and enter 
> that account password as well. Then SSPI will work just fine 
> as :sspi:cvsserver:/repo

I'm so used to using the 'at' command line I forgot about the task
scheduler :=) Thanks for the reminder.


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