[cvsnt] problem in using sserver authentication on centos4.4

ankush grover ankush1711 at gmail.com
Mon Mar 19 08:15:55 GMT 2007

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Hi Friends,

 I am using (CVSNT) 2.5.03 (Scorpio) Build 2382 (client/server) on
Linux (Centos 4.4) installed through rpm. I am trying to configure
sserver for client authentication. I generated ssl certificates  but
when I try to use sserver I get

[ankush at ankush bin]$ cvs -d :sserver:ankush at localhost:/cvs1  login
Logging in to :sserver:ankush at localhost:2401:/cvs1
CVS Password:
cvsnt [server aborted]: bad auth protocol start: BEGIN SSL AUTH REQUEST
cvs [login aborted]: Connection to server failed

Whereas I can use ext and pserver authentication without any problem.

Sserver authentication is enabled in Plugins file  (/etc/cvsnt)

EnumProtocol=1                  # Remote enumeration (info -r)
GserverProtocol=1               # GSSAPI
PserverProtocol=1               # Original pserver
SserverProtocol=1               # SSL encrypted pserver

/usr/lib/cvsnt/procotols contains these files

-rwxr-xr-x  1 root root   827 Jul  5  2006 enum.la
-rwxr-xr-x  1 root root 22280 Jul  5  2006 enum.so
-rwxr-xr-x  1 root root   821 Jul  5  2006 ext.la
-rwxr-xr-x  1 root root 20616 Jul  5  2006 ext.so
-rwxr-xr-x  1 root root   845 Jul  5  2006 pserver.la
-rwxr-xr-x  1 root root 23552 Jul  5  2006 pserver.so
-rwxr-xr-x  1 root root   839 Jul  5  2006 server.la
-rwxr-xr-x  1 root root 20136 Jul  5  2006 server.so
-rwxr-xr-x  1 root root   827 Jul  5  2006 sspi.la
-rwxr-xr-x  1 root root 36512 Jul  5  2006 sspi.so

I hope server.la and server.so here is for sserver. Please correct me
If I am wrong.

Entries in PServer file


What wrong I am doing ?

Thanks & Regards


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