OK, installing the unlimited strength JCE was necessary because my SSL cert
was > 1024bits. Also, per your suggestion I went and looked at
preferences and it was not set to JavaSVN. I corrected this and it worked
You might want to mention on the JavaSVN FAQ that if you download the
default version of Subclipse .0.9.33 or greater it is not necessary to also
download JavaSVN; however, you *must* enable JavaSVN through
As I stated earlier, I didn't know about this option and I incorrectly
assumed that I was using JavaSVN by default.
On 9/2/05, Alexander Kitaev <email@example.com> wrote:
> Hello Keith,
> So did you solved the problem by switching to JavaHL or by installing
> JCE? Please let me know if JavaSVN doesn't work with your server even with
> JCE installed and latest JDK - I would like to fix that if possible. Thanks!
> Alexander Kitaev,
> TMate Software,
> *From:* Keith Robertson [mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org]
> *Sent:* Friday, September 02, 2005 9:48 PM
> *To:* email@example.com
> *Subject:* Re: SSL error: sslv3 alert unexpected message
> Thanks very much. The switch to JavaSVN was exactly the problem. I did not
> know about this option in eclipse. However, I did know about the JCE from
> the faq on the JavaSVN site.
> On 9/1/05, Alexander Kitaev <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> > Hello Keith,
> > In case you're not using JavaSVN connector, try switching to it (see
> > Window->Preferences->Team->SVN preferences page). In case you already using
> > JavaSVN, you may need to use latest JDK (1.5.0_04) and install
> > "unlimited strenght" JCE package (read more at http://java.sun.com/products/jce/javase.html
> > ) to make it work with your SSL server.
> > Other options may include changing your apache server SSL
> > configuration, may be other users may suggest something in this area.
> > Alexander Kitaev,
> > TMate Software,
> > http://tmatesoft.com/
> > ------------------------------
> > *From:* Keith Robertson [mailto:email@example.com]
> > *Sent:* Thursday, September 01, 2005 11:22 PM
> > *To:* firstname.lastname@example.org
> > *Subject:* SSL error: sslv3 alert unexpected message
> > I'm having a little trouble getting Subclipse .0.9.33 to talk to my
> > Apache SVN server. My Apache SVN server seems fine. I can point Firefox to
> > https://10.10.30.5/repos, login, and browse through my source tree. In
> > fact, from a Firefox browser the root of my SVN (ie.
> > https://10.10.30.5/repos) server looks something like this:
> > Revision 1: /
> > * branches/
> > * tags/
> > * trunk/
> > Powered by Subversion version 1.2.1 (r15230).
> > However, when I try to create a new repository in Eclipse with the
> > following options:
> > Url: https://10.10.30.5/repos
> > Root Url: https://10.10.30.5/repos
> > User: me
> > Password: **
> > I get the following error:
> > RA layer request failed
> > svn: PROPFIND request failed on '/repos'
> > svn: PROPFIND of '/repos': Could not read status line: SSL error: sslv3
> > alert unexpected message (https://10.10.30.5)
> > Does anyone have any ideas?
> > Cheers,
> > Keith
Received on Sat Sep 3 07:25:17 2005