[cvsnt] Switch to user failed due to configuration error. Contact your System Administrator

Peter Crowther peter.crowther at melandra.com
Fri Oct 23 07:51:37 BST 2009

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2009/10/22 Jaime Eduardo Rodríguez Rodríguez <jerr at tragsa.es>:
> I have a cvsnt 2.5.04 server installed on Windows Server 2003.
> If I try to connect with "user" I receive the error: "Switch to user failed due to configuration error.  Contact your System Administrator"
> If I do with "cvsadmin", I connect properly.

What Windows user does the CVSNT server run as?  It should be
LocalSystem - the most frequent cause of the error message above is
someone trying to change that.

If this error still happens when the service is running as
LocalSystem, what is the CVSROOT you're using in each case?

- Peter

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