[cvsnt] Eclipse/SSPI tricky question

Gerhard Fiedler lists at connectionbrazil.com
Wed Apr 23 12:11:00 BST 2008

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Allan Chandler wrote:

> We use Rational Software Architect (Eclipse plus other stuff) for software
> development and wish to use CVSNT as our repository.
> We recently purchased CVS Suite for the eBook but it hasn't helped.  The
> situation follows:
> For various security reasons, users log into their local machines as a
> local user (not domain).  The server where CVSNT is not permitted to have
> users configured for it but must use the domain users.
> I've tried various settings with extnt but I'm pretty certain it's passing
> my loacal login credentials to the server which is rejecting them.  How can
> I configure Eclipse/CVSNT to allow me to access the server as "domain\user"
> rather than "user"?

Use in your CVSROOT string something like "domain\user at server". If your
tool doesn't allow you to check out with such a string, do a checkout with
some other tool that does, and while working with the files, your tool
should not even look at the CVSROOT string and it should just work.


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