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Re: Host Unknown

From: Larry Jones
Subject: Re: Host Unknown
Date: Mon, 13 May 2002 11:21:12 -0400 (EDT)

Nicolas PEZRON writes [in very long lines]:
> When I try to login to the cvs server, my WinCVS client tells me that
> "Host Unknown" whereas I have managed to configure it with exactly the
> same parameters on an other Windows client...

Your Windows network settings are incorrect.  Talk to your Windows
system administrator.

> I have also tried to connect to a cvs server on the net like
> ":pserver:address@hidden:/cvs-repository" or
> ":pserver:address@hidden:/var/cvs/kos" but WinCVS tells me that
> "cvs [login aborted]: connect to failed: Connection
> timed out"

That usually means that you're behind a firewall that hasn't been
configured to allow outgoing CVS connections.  Talk to your firewall

-Larry Jones

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-- Hobbes

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