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Re: Authorization failed

From: Jeyappragash.J.J
Subject: Re: Authorization failed
Date: Thu, 3 Jan 2002 12:23:58 -0800

My bad, the CVSROOT that I was providing had a ":" between username and
server name, otherwise the user that I was trying is a valid one.
Thanks Larry for your insight and your time,

----- Original Message -----
From: "Larry Jones" <address@hidden>
To: "Jeyappragash.J.J" <address@hidden>
Cc: <address@hidden>
Sent: Thursday, January 03, 2002 12:05 PM
Subject: Re: Authorization failed

> Jeyappragash.J.J writes:
> >
> > I think the password format is right, cause this works if I try logging
> > from the local unix box with a different user, but fails when I try from
> > windows client.
> What happens when you log in on the local unix box with the *same* user
> and password as you're trying to use on the Windows box?  My guess is
> that that doesn't work, either.  If the "different user" you tried
> logging in as is a system user and you haven't specified SystemAuth=no
> in your CVSROOT/config file, the passwd file format may well be wrong
> but the login is succeeding because of system authorization.  If the
> file format is correct, then the encrypted password for that user
> doesn't match the password you're trying to use.
> -Larry Jones
> Somebody's always running my life.  I never get to do what I want to do.
> -- Calvin
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