[cvsnt] My Firewall damaged CVS

Gerhard Fiedler lists at connectionbrazil.com
Mon Feb 5 11:35:41 GMT 2007

Nabil Sleiman wrote:

> After I installed a Firewall program, CVS ceased to work. It gave the
> message: Can't authenticate - server and client cannot agree on an
> authentication scheme (got ''). Uninstalling the firewall has fixed the
> problem. Would anyone know how we can make the firewall and CVS
> co-exist. I know that could depend on the firewall settings, which I
> tried in my program with no success. Could it the port 2401? Any ideas? 

cvs(nt) communicates by default through port 2401. This needs to be open
for inbound connections to the cvs(nt) server (and for outbound connections
for any cvs(nt) client).


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