When doing a PVCS wrap why do I get the error "PVCS said PVCS_E_UNKNOWN_User"?
Why do I get the following error during a PVCS wrap:
PVCS said PVCS_E_UNKNOWN_User. The foreign configuration file is not recognised by the selected server. This could be due to the foreign format not installed on the server machine, the current user is not a valid foreign user or the congifuration file is corrupt.
Cause of the error:The error means that either your StarTeam user is not a listed PVCS user or that your PVCS user is not a valid StarTeam user.
VSS archives are currently being accessed or that you may not
have not run VSS analyzer prior to attempting the wrap. Refer back
to "Pre-requisites" sections of VSS document on
Suggestions to resolve:To resolve this error after dragging the PVCS CFG file into StarTeam, click on the logon as button in the New Project Wizard and logon using a PVCS user that has been entered into StarTeam user list. To add a user to StarTeam open the Server Admin Tool and select user manager. To add a user to PVCS, open the PVCS version version manager and go to Admin | Security | Users.
PVSS Wrap Recommendations: Borland strongly recommend that you read the section Using StarTeam with PVCS from the StarTeam administrators guide. This guide is available at http://info.borland.com/techpubs/starteam/2005R2/en/admin.pdf
Author: David McLeish