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CVS access via port 443
Developers often find themselves behind firewalls, such as when
in an Internet cafe. To allow these developers to have continued
access to our CVS repository, the service now accepts connections
on port 443 in addition to port 2401. Most firewalls allow
connections on port 443 through without undue restriction.
Configuring your CVS to connect to port 443 can often be done
simply by changing "cvspserver" from "2401/tcp" to "443/tcp"
in your /etc/services file. You can also easily hack cvs
source code to use any port you desire or to support port
selection via environmental variables. Such hacks are left
as an exercise to the developer.
You may also be able to use a port forwarding application
to access this service.