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phong dinh wrote: > My old XP PRO box crashed and I installed Windows XP Media center and am > using that to run the CVSNT (2.5.03) server. Now, I'm having problems > connecting from my Tortoise client that I didn't have before. It seems > like a connection problem: > > "A connection failed because the connected party did not properly > respond after a period of time, or established connection failed because > connected host has failed to respond." > > I created a test repository and test module. On the SERVER machine, I > can checkout the test module using the Tortoise client. On a different > machine on the LAN, I cant. I don't know XP Media Center, but this could be a firewall issue on the server. You need to allow inbound connections on port 2401. > Here is the string: >:sspi:cvsuser at MYSERVER:/tonys/CVS-Repository > > On the CVS Control Panel: > Server: myserver > name: /tonys/CVS-Repository > Root: c:/tonys/CVS-Repository Typically, you would assign a single repository name to the location on the server, e.g. myrepo, to c:/tonys/cvs-repository. Also, with sspi, you could use your Windows login automatically. With that, your connection string would typically look like :sspi:myserver:/myrepo (or :sspi:myuser at myserver/myrepo, if you want to use your username). Gerhard