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Hi, I have been tasked with getting CVS up and running in our Windows environments. Unfortunately the server CVS must be installed upon is Windows Server 2008 (x64). The CVSNT install performed without a hitch. After the machine had been rebooted we set about configuring the CVS server. When specifying the user to run the server we are using a domain user 'cvsadmin'. We are also using our domain as the default. We then restart the server. From another machine we then try to connect to the CVS repository. Password gets entered. Here is where the trouble starts. We get the infamous 'Switch to user failed due to configuration error'. Looking at the server trace file we get results similar to what another user (Arthur Barret) on the mailing list gets. Below is the server trace: 13:39:59: S -> Loading protocol pserver as pserver.dll 13:39:59: S -> CLibraryAccess::Load loading C:\PROGRA~2\CVSNT/protocols/pserver.dll 13:39:59: S -> Checking protocol pserver 13:39:59: S -> Checking key PserverProtocol 13:39:59: S -> Authentication protocol :pserver: returned user anonymous 13:39:59: S -> User in CVSROOT/passwd, password correct 13:39:59: S -> Host user is <redacted>\cvsadmin 13:39:59: S -> win32switchtouser(<redacted>\cvsadmin) 13:39:59: S -> win32getpwnam(<redacted>\cvsadmin) 13:39:59: S -> Find netapi32.dll with the symbol DsGetDcNameW 13:39:59: S -> Call GetComputerNameW 13:39:59: S -> Call DsGetDcNameW from netapi32.dll 13:39:59: S -> Authenticating server: \\<redacted> 13:39:59: S -> Trying Setuid helper... (<redacted>\cvsadmin) 13:39:59: S -> SuidGetImpersonationToken returned 00000554 13:39:59: S -> Trying NTCreateToken... 13:39:59: S -> NTCreateToken failed 13:39:59: S -> Eraseing pserver 13:39:59: S -> Freeing pserver 13:39:59: S -> Freed pserver 13:39:59: S -> Unloading pserver 13:39:59: S -> Delete pserver 13:39:59: S -> Deleted pserver The similarity is the line: 13:39:59: S -> SuidGetImpersonationToken returned 00000554 If you go further in time in the mailing list you will see Tony Hoyle reply with the following: > Arthur Barrett wrote: >> 21:43:18: S -> SuidGetImpersonationToken returned 00000554 > > btw. That error means that cvsnt is not correctly installed (the helper > is not registered with the system). Not a lot is going to work without > that.. > > Tony So my question is how do you correctly install CVSNT on Windows Server 2008 machines? Or better yet how you correctly register the helper that Tony speaks of? I tried installing CVSNT with 'Run As Administrator' to no avail. I even went so far as to play with the Local Security Policy. Still no results. I believe that this configuration can work, but why does it not? Any answers will be most appreciated. We are trying for a mixed Linux (CVS server) & Windows (File server) environment now, but that is not going as smooth as some of us planed. Regards, Kristian Balinski