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From Piroumian Konstantin <KPiroum...@protek.com>
Subject RE: [Patch]: Addition for howto-cvs-ssh.xml
Date Mon, 27 May 2002 12:22:05 GMT
> From: Morrison, John [mailto:John.Morrison@uk.experian.com] 
> 
> Good doc :)

Thanks to John Morrison ;)

> 
> Just a couple of things; 2401 is cvs's port, 22 is ssh.  If 
> you are using
> cvs, or anything for that matter, over ssh you only need port 22 open
> on a firewall.
> 
> If you need anonymous cvs access you need 2401.

Ok. I'll fix it.

> 
> Cygwin isn't a prerequisite for a linux machine ;) and 
> "Setting up domain
> users"
> is only of use with cygwin.
> 
> Perhaps it would be better to have:
> 
> 1. Intro to commit status
> 2. Windows Tools
> 2.1 WinCVS
> 2.2 Cygwin
> 2.2.1 Domain users
> 3. SSH access
> 
> ?

Yes, that would be better.

> 
> Anyway, the information's there, although we possibly should say
> that having an empty passphrase isn't recommended :D

Having a passphrase would require to enter it on every command - do we need
it? ;)

> 
> You might also want to remove the lines
> 
> $ ssh -l userxxx -L 2401:localhost:2401 cvs.apache.org
> 
> and just use
> 
> $ ssh userxxx@cvs.apache.org

Why? Personally, without them I wouldn't realize that port 22 is closed on
our firewall ;)

Konstantin

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