HOW TO: Create a repository (CVSNT)

* We assumed that you already installed Python and CVSNT in your machine.


  • Start –> Programs -> CVSNT -> CVSNT Control Panel
  • You will see the control panel of CVSNT as following.

  • Stop both CVSNT Service and CVSNT Lock Service.
  • Click “Repository Configuration” tab.

  • Click “Add” button. The Server Setting Dialog will be shown as following.

  • Type the Path of CVSRoot (“D:\CVSRoot”), Name and Description.. Checked the “Default Repository”
  • Click “OK”

  • Click “Yes”
  • Click “Apply” of CVSNT Control Panel
  • Go to Server Setting Tab, Specify the temp folder. (Whatever u like.but should not be “%WINDIR%\TEMP”)

  • Click “Apply” and “OK”
  • Restart the CVSNT Service and Lock Service.

Notes : Sometimes, Service can’t be started.. then Restart the machine and wait around 5 minutes.. After that, Try to restart again..

Installation – ViewVC ( ViewCVS )

Current Version : 1.0-2005-05-18B

  • Run ViewCvs4CVSNT-1.0-2005-05-18B.exe
  • Click Next button. (Welcome to the ViewCVS4CVSNT)

  • Select Accept option and Click Next button. (License Agreement.)

  • Click Next button. (Information related to Security on WinXp)

  • Click Next button. (Select Destination Location)

  • Click Next button. (Select Components)
  • All options should be checked. (By default)

  • Click Next button. (Select Start Menu Folder)

  • Click Install button. (Ready to Install) *Wait a few moments during installation *You might see running cacls.exe
  • Check the image file “8 – Cmd – Cacls.JPG”
  • And also see running Phython.exe
  • Check the image file “8 – Cmd – Phython.JPG ”
  • * If you already install ViewCVS, it will ask you whether overwrite or not.
  • Press “o” to overwrite the existing version.

  • Click Next button. ( Information )

  • Select Yes, restart the machine now.
  • Click Finish button.
  • Restart the machine.
  • Open ViewCVS link from Start Menu.
  • You will the list of repositories on Web Browser.
  • Check the image file “webpage.JPG”

Installation – Pywin 32-207

– Run pywin32-207.win32-py2.4.exe

– Click Next button. (Welcome to the Pywin 32-207)
* Setup will tell you whether python could be found or not.

– Click Next button. (Python is required.)

– Click Next button. (Ready to Install)
* it will take a few minutes for installation depend on your machine.

– Click Install button. (Ready to Install)
* Wait a few moments during installation

– Click Finish button. (Postinstall script finished.)

Installation – CVSNT on Windows XP

CVSNT ( Version –

– Run cvsnt-
– Click Next button (Welcome to the CVSNT)

– Select “Accept” radio button (EULA)
– Click Next button

– Click Typical Setup Type (Choose Setup Type)

– Click Install button (Ready to Install)
* Wait a few moments during installation

– Click Finish button (Completing the CVSNT Setup Wizard)

– Click Yes button.

Notes ~ Let me know if you have any problem or comment.


~ Michael Sync