[cvsnt] how to able a disabled account

3c seiki_ohnuki at 3circles.biz
Sun Feb 4 05:13:10 GMT 2007

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I use XP pro with sp2.
Using ssip instead of pserver sounds right.  But, honestly  I don't know 
almost anything about sspi protocol at ll at this point, so  I think I need 
to learn it first.  If you can suggest any resources I can use to learn it, 
please let me know.

Thank you very much for your help.


"Bo Berglund" <bo.berglund at telia.com> wrote in message 
news:l1g7s2tqjii28r5ackbh8pvnil9gjtp82b at 4ax.com...
> On Fri, 2 Feb 2007 14:30:22 -0500, "3c" <seiki_ohnuki at 3circles.biz>
> wrote:
>>I just installed CVSNT 2.5.03 on my WinXP-SP2 PC and have experienced an
> Which version of XP? There is Home and Pro and CVSNT does not work
> fully on Home due to the way Miucrosoft has crippled the networking on
> the Home versions.
>>error "usr account disabled"
> ...snip
>>Logging in to :pserver:testuser at mypc:2401:/ROOT
> ... snip
>>Prior I set cvsadmin account as:
>>   C:\cvsrepos>cvs passwd -r cvsadmin -a testuser
> ... snip
>>testuser is the current login account on Windows OS.
> If this is the case then why on earth are you using the pserver
> protocol????
> You have a CVSNT server running on an XP-Pro PC (or don't you?).
> You are logged in to Windows as 'testuser'
> Then the simplest approach is to use :sspi: as the protocol as shown
> in this command example:
>  cvs -d :sspi:mypc:/ROOT ls
> This should list all the modules available on your server, at the
> beginning just the CVSROOT admin module (only shown to admins, but you
> stated that you are the admin).
> Note that using the sspi protocol there is no login command used.
> /Bo
> (Bo Berglund, developer in Sweden) 

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