Re: CVS: how to set the pserver (ssh)?
On Sat, 14 Jun 2003, Mike Mueller wrote:
>> I have read the docs in /usr/share/doc/cvs/ as well as the
>> CVS HOWTO. I have tried it, and it basically works: both
>> locally or using /etc/passwd authentication.
>> Unfortunately, I could not find any clues about how to set
>> a CVS server for users without accounts by using SSH
>> public keys.
>> Thank you for any help/clue/URL!
> The Debian install advises against using pserver because of security issues.
> The ext access method allows access to a repository using ssh (other recent
> CVS discussion on this list)
> $ CVS_RSH=ssh; export CVS_RSH
> $ cvs -d :ext:myaccount@mycvsserver:/dirname/cvsrepository checkout projecname
Does it mean, there is no way to setup a "cvspub" common account and
each user should have a local account with its own .ssh directory?
Is blocking the shell with /bin/false in /etc/passwd enough for
preventing a user to have a shell access?
Abdul Latip -- Angkasa Internet Junior Staff -- ANGIN.com