[cvsnt] SSPI

Tony Hoyle tony.hoyle at march-hare.com
Tue Jul 17 16:45:10 BST 2007

Chris Purves wrote:
> On Mon, 16 Jul 2007 19:26:53 -0600, glenn opdycke-hansen 
> <glennoph at gmail.com> wrote:
>> I use sspi on winxp.  It works well on windows o/s because it uses the
>> windows security for authentication.
>> But you stated you are using Ubuntu.  I do not know that sspi will 
>> work with
>> linux.
>> cvsnt is great on windows, but for ubuntu i have had better luck with
>> subversion.
>> Perhaps others had success with cvsnt on ubuntu.
> According to this 
> http://www.cvsnt.org/pipermail/cvsnt/2004-January/010373.html you cannot 
> use SSPI on a Linux CVSNT server.
That might have been true in January 2004 but hasn't been for quite a while.

SSPI works fine on the Linux servers and clients.  The server support is 
actually better as it uses winbind to do proper authentication with the 
domain controller, whereas the client side is a simple NTLM 
authentication library.


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