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Re: TSVN is sending Windows creds?

From: Stefan Küng <tortoisesvn_at_gmail.com>
Date: 2006-09-25 20:29:29 CEST

John Thile wrote:

> It looks like TSVN tries the Windows login creds first, before asking for
> anything else. This would be okay, except that the behavior I'm seeing is that,
> if the Windows creds are rejected, TSVN doesn't give me the opportunity to
> provide alternate creds.

Not quite: the authentication is successful, but the authorization is
not. That usually means that you have the user account "GUEST" enabled
on the server. Disable that account and you'll be fine.

> My users have a machine they login to with creds that don't have access to their
> repos. When they try to checkout their repos, they get rejected -- they're never
> given a chance to enter their own creds. I've ensured that the machines are
> clear of cached TSVN creds.
>
> Is there a way around this behavior? Am I doing something wrong?

As I said above: disable the guest account on the server/domain
controller. Because windows allows *all* users to authenticate as guest,
but you don't have given that user the authorization to access your
repository.

Stefan

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