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Authored by: Anonymous on Sep 18, '02 11:01:40AM

Do NOT even remotely think about using pserver if you have even the slightest of concern regarding security. Pserver uses a protocol that is as open as ftp -- i.e. one good packet sniff and the channel has been compromised.

I highly recommend using ssh for all cvs operations -- even for operations on the local filesystem (not because of security but because CVS behaves different depending on if you are using it in client/server vs. local filesystem mode).



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Authored by: serversurfer on Sep 18, '02 06:13:02PM
So like, uh How do we do that?

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Authored by: davevc on Oct 14, '02 06:31:08PM

Excellent CVS tutorial for OS X on the Apple Developer site:
http://developer.apple.com/internet/macosx/cvsoverview.html

Covers setting up CVS to use SSH access to a remote server instead of using the plain text password server method.



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