[cvsnt] CVSNT and Active Directory/LDAP

Dries Feys dries.feys at tvh.be
Tue Sep 2 15:56:54 BST 2008

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1) : http://www.cvsnt.org/manual2/html/, especially remote repositories & 
sspi - Take a look at tortoisecvs too.
2) dunno, we started with cvsnt

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Ganesh 2 Subramanian <ganesh.2.subramanian at ampf.com> 
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02/09/2008 16:42

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[cvsnt] CVSNT and Active Directory/LDAP


We are looking for making the authentication of CVS through Active 
directory or LDAP.

Current CVS set up

CVS Version - 1.11.21 (client/server)

OS - CVS installed in Sun solaris server.

Authentication - Uses pserver mechanism  for authentication. Passwords are 

currently stored in passwd file.

 I learned from google that CVSNT can support authentication using Active 
directory or LDAP.So need the the following details to investigate this 
option further.

1) Is there a documentation or manual available which explains in detail 
about authentication via Microsoft Active directory/LDAP for CVSNT 

2) We are also looking for a guide that would explain in detail about the 
Migration steps from CVS to CVSNT. We would want to know how 
easy/difficult it is. 

3) Please provide us the changes/modifications needed for the current set 
to authenticate against Active directory/LDAP using CVSNT.

Thanks in Advance,
>  >  >  >  >  >  >  > 
Ganesh Subramanian 


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