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On Fri, 28 Dec 2007 23:29:30 +1100, "Arthur Barrett" <arthur.barrett at march-hare.com> wrote: >Shuvankar, > >> >> set cvsroot=:sspi:BEAS_SERVER:/TEST/CVSROOT >> >> >> C:\Documents and Settings\Administrator>cvs passwd -a cvsuser >> > >The SSPI protocol uses your windows user/password, add the user using >the standard windows tools instead. > >The 'cvs passwd' command is only for pserver. > But his problem was this: >C:\Documents and Settings\Administrator>cvs passwd -a cvsuser > >cvs [passwd aborted]: cvs server: connect to >BEAS_SERVER(beas_server.beas):2402 failed: No connection could be made because >the target machine actively refused it. > So the basic thing is connectivity. I already adviced him to check the service state: cvs server runs and uses port 2401 lockserver runs and uses port 2402 I also asked about the Windows Firewall and he said that he had opened port 2401. That's when I referred him here to widen the expertise.... HTH /Bo (Bo Berglund, developer in Sweden)