[cvsnt] how to able a disabled account

3c seiki_ohnuki at 3circles.biz
Tue Feb 6 06:21:39 GMT 2007

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I checked what I have done as you suggested, and found that I made a 
mistake. The mistake was happened because the informaiton I've got from the 
Internet was wrong...  cvsnt is working on my WinXP now.  Thank you for your 
help and also for all the others.



"Vitali Lovich" <vlovich+cvsnt at gmail.com> wrote in message 
news:eq5bh5$1um$2 at paris.nodomain.org...
>I think you've mixed up the command.  The paramater for -r is the real user 
>name, -a is the alias.
> So, if testuser is the account that works,
> cvs passwd -r testuser -a cvsadmin
> Will add the user cvsadmin as an alias for the user testuser.
> 3c wrote:
>> Hi,
>> I just installed CVSNT 2.5.03 on my WinXP-SP2 PC and have experienced an
>> error "usr account disabled"
>> It happens when I attempt to log in
>> The error message is:
>>  C:\Documents and Settings\Baz\Desktop>cvs login
>> Logging in to :pserver:testuser at mypc:2401:/ROOT
>> CVS Password:
>> Fatal error, aborting.
>> cvs [login aborted]: cvsadmin: user account disabled
>> Prior I set cvsadmin account as:
>>    C:\cvsrepos>cvs passwd -r cvsadmin -a testuser
>> Adding user testuser at mypc
>> New Password:
>> Verify Password:
>> testuser is the current login account on Windows OS.
>> I tried to figure out what was wrong, but I could not fix the problem.
>> I've used CVS for many many years at work, but this is my first time to
>> install CVS (CVSNT) by myself. I appriciate any help.
>> Thank you in advance.
>> sam

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