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On Mon, Mar 10, 2008 at 11:07 AM, Suresh Mukundhan < mukundhansuresh at yahoo.com> wrote: > I have the following questions related to CVSNT on > windows 2003 box.. > > Question 1: I have installed CVSNT 2.5.03 Build 2382 > Server onto Windows 2003 SP1 server. This is the > server > installation (innosetup installtion). The developers > will access this CVS server using eclipse Editor (CVS > plug-in, pserver option). What are all the steps i > need to take so that the developers can start > accessing the CVS server? For example, setting the > cvsroot is the one time option or what is the > importance of this root option? Repository locations are saved by eclipse. Developers do not specify them each time they use CVS. Repository location = server + path on that server (there could be multiple repositories on the same server). > Question 2: This server has been installed with a my > user account which is in a domain called "DEVLAB". I > need to restrict the other users of this same domain > to access my CVS server but i am not sure of how to > enforce this. For example, a user "XXX" can log on to > his eclipse, use a CVS Plugin, use a pserver option > and access my CVS server (ofcourse if he knows my IP). > But i still want to enforce such a rule that only > those users that i provide access to can access my CVS > server. Is there a possibility? I am using "pserver" > plugin. I have no good documents to try other options > like sscpi or sserver or ssh etc. Please, Can some one > throw me some light on this issue? You should set SystemAuth=no and list allowed users in passwd file - for more details look in the cvs.chm installed with the cvsnt server. > Question 3) Also i could not run the Lock server on > the port 2402. The service gets stopped as soon as i > start the service? Is this a problem with the > firewall? Do i need to open this port? > Please make sure you have no other applications listening on this port. You can try to start lockserver manually using "cvslock.exe -test" so you can see possible error messages. Alex