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Re: WinCVS with ssh password

From: David Fuller
Subject: Re: WinCVS with ssh password
Date: Wed, 06 Jun 2001 07:32:05 -0400

This page on SourceForge has links to a couple good documents and
information to help you set up the client to work with SSH.  Mostly, you
can just avoid setting up the public key so you have to use a password.

-- David F.

Daniel Stolz wrote:
> I'm trying to get CVS over/through ssh to work from a Win2K box to a
> repository on a RedHat Linux box.
> I can log in from Win2K using ssh.  However, I'm having trouble getting the
> CVS part to work.
> The primary issue is that I'd like to force users to enter the password when
> performing CVS actions (or doing anything else with ssh).  From what I can
> tell, all of the instructions imply that you set up public key
> authentication so that a password is not required.  I think I'd like to
> avoid that.
> When using WinCVS, I get the following response:
> ---
> cvs export: warning: unrecognized response address@hidden's
> password:
> ' from cvs server
> ---
> A DOS box appears, but it does not seem to wait for me to type in the
> password.  It just fails and hangs, waiting for me to dismiss the DOS box.
> When using commandline CVS, I get the following response:
> ---
> ' from cvs serverng: unrecognized response address@hidden's
> password:
> Access denied
> ---
> It's repeated 4 times.  It hangs until I hit Ctrl-C.
> Two questions.
> 1. Does anyone know how to get it to let me type the password.
> 2. (OffListTopic) Am I being unreasonable?  Is public key authentication OK?
> (I know.  It's an ssh question)

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