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Re: RH 7.2

From: Bryon Lape
Subject: Re: RH 7.2
Date: Sun, 31 Mar 2002 20:29:55 GMT

NO, how do I get cvs to use something other than rsh?

James Knowles wrote:

> > > > Is there anyont to get cvs to run a
> > > > different (more secure) command?
> > > We use ssh exclusively,
> > How?
> We're not using the CVS pserver. I've used ssh tunneling (port proxy) for
> other applications, but not for pserver. I presume that ssh's tunnelling
> abilities will allow pserver to be used.
> As for passwordless logins with asymmetric keys, you have to create the
> public/private key pair. Use the ssh-keygen program (Linux) or puttygen
> (Windows). The private half goes in ~/.ssh and the public half is copied
> into the remote machine's ~/.ssh/authorized_keys. Leave the password blank.
> You may have to ensure that the ~/.ssh directory denies world and group
> access (chmod 700). ssh may refuse to work if this directory is group or
> world readable.
> I stumbled around a lot until I figured it out. Once I figured it out, it's
> fairly straightforward.
> If you need to do it for a Windows client, I have my personal notes at
> under the heading "Setting Up the Cryptographic Keys."
> --
> Concordia parvae res crescunt, discordia maximae dilabuntur.
> Through unity the small thing grows, through disunity the largest thing
> crumbles.
> - Sallust, Jugurtha

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