[cvsnt] CVS access failure

Arthur Barrett arthur.barrett at march-hare.com
Wed Nov 14 06:47:09 GMT 2007


> I tried accessing a very active cvs repository...the mozilla repo, but
> still failed and got the same message.
> dos command was; cvs -d
> :pserver:anonymous at cvs-mirror.mozilla.org:/cvsroot co
> mozilla/client.mk
> error msg was; connect to cvs-mirror.mozilla.org:2401 failed: No
> connection could be made because the trget machine actively refused it
> Just a thought, could it be that my firewall or proxy is bloxking
> requests to port 2401, which is used for cvs?

Yes - I think that's what Glen meant when he said:

> Sounds like the host cvs.berlios.de has it's CVS service down, or 
> blocked by a firewall.  You'll need to contact the 
> administrator of that 

You'll need to open port 2401 for outgoing connections on your network
(your admin may need to do that).



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