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Re: rejecteed when logging with passwd apparently OK

From: Larry Jones
Subject: Re: rejecteed when logging with passwd apparently OK
Date: Mon, 4 Mar 2002 12:44:10 -0500 (EST)

smaraux writes:
> The password is not accepted, whereas it is the same as cvs server
> and login is OK on cvs server with the same *user* : login aborted,
> connection refused.

"Connection refused" means that xinetd isn't listening for connections
to the cvspserver port -- it doesn't have anything to do with your
password.  Check your syslog for error messages from xinetd and/or run
it in debugging mode.

> I use the same config for xinetd as yours, with -d option to specify
> cvsroot.

The server gets it's root setting from the client; specifying -d has no

> 2. Is there simple ways to use a different passwd file ? I heard of perl
> script
> doing the job.

I'm not sure what you mean.  You can use $CVSROOT/CVSROOT/passwd instead
of, or in addition to, the system password file, and there have been a
number of perl scripts posted here to help maintain that file.

-Larry Jones

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