[cvsnt] Version 2.5.04 build 3236 slow on windows 2008

Joe Prokop joepro at gmail.com
Tue May 26 23:43:40 BST 2009

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Thanks Arthur, that is helpful.  I was looking down the wrong path but I
believe this is the issue.

This server is on a subnet that does not have access to the internet.  Does
it cause any issue if these verifications can not be done?  I can probably
think of a way to have these calls return 'access denied' instead of just
waiting for timeouts.


On Tue, May 26, 2009 at 3:21 PM, Arthur Barrett <
arthur.barrett at march-hare.com> wrote:

> Joe,
> > I've got a similar problem to the one reported on this list a
> > month ago but
> > I didn't see a solution to it.  I haven't had luck running
> > the process as an
> > Administrator instead of System like that person did.
> > Basically every cvs
> > command has about a 2:15 minute delay before there is a
> > response.  I've got
> > "Don't resolve client names" checked and there is no
> > anti-virus running.
> > This is on a brand new virtual server that we just configured.
> Read this thread all the way through to the end.  It contains
> instructions how to diagnose the problem and also the most common reason
> for the cause (DNS problems with verifying the signature on the EXE and
> DLLs):
> http://www.cvsnt.org/pipermail/cvsnt/2008-October/031355.html
> The gory technical detail is that the 2.5.04 DLLs are signed and on
> startup the signature is verified (with Verisign) - if your DNS is
> incorrectly configured thten this delays the loading of each of the the
> protocol DLLs by 20-30 seconds.
> At least one other person was not able to correctly configure their DNS
> to get this to operate and we have committed a fix to 2.5.05 for people
> thus affected and will be releasing a new test MSI soon.
> Regards,
> Arthur Barrett

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