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Re: ssh cvs access?

To: Charles Seberino <seberino@xxxxxxx>
Subject: Re: ssh cvs access?
From: Russell Cattelan <cattelan@xxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Sat, 14 Jul 2001 08:27:27 -0500
Cc: "'Seth Mos'" <knuffie@xxxxxxxxx>, Vernon McPherron <vernon@xxxxxxxxx>, linux-xfs@xxxxxxxxxxx
References: <5D8FC5BAF25CD41188DD0090276D201C1DB224@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Sender: owner-linux-xfs@xxxxxxxxxxx
Charles Seberino wrote:

> Vernon and Seth,
>
> Works great.
>
> This is what I use to run cvs through (sgi's) firewall using ssh.
>
> setenv CVSROOT ':pserver:cvs@xxxxxxxxxxx:/cvs'
> setenv CVS_RSH ssh

Note the CVS_RSH variable is only used with the "ext" directive
the "pserver" directive indicates the use of port 2401.
In other words it isn't necessary to set CVS_RSH.
Otherwise yes this is the correct way to get through a
socks firewall.


>
> setenv SOCKS_SERVER sgigate.sgi.com (only works for sgi people - and socks
> aware ssh)
>
> Then I just preface all my cvs commands with 'runsocks' (from socks5
> package) such as:
>
> runsocks cvs update
>
> Don't know if you use socks or not, but oss does work with ssh.
>
> Hope this helps.
>
> Chuck
>
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: Seth Mos [mailto:knuffie@xxxxxxxxx]
> > Sent: Thursday, June 14, 2001 3:40 PM
> > To: Vernon McPherron
> > Cc: linux-xfs@xxxxxxxxxxx
> > Subject: Re: ssh cvs access?
> >
> >
> > On Thu, 14 Jun 2001, Vernon McPherron wrote:
> >
> > > At work I'm unable to update my cvs tree via cvs.  I'm
> > guessing it is
> > > because of the firewall.  XFree86 has cvs via ssh and that
> > works great,
> > > is there any way to use the XFS cvs server via ssh?
> >
> > Not that I know of. Maybe we could set up a second cvs server
> > in europe
> > for anonmous CVS checkouts and updates.
> >
> > I'll look into it. I will have to wathc the traffic though.
> >
> > Bye
> > Seth
> >
> >


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