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Re: No Prompt for Password

From: Stefan Küng <tortoisesvn_at_gmail.com>
Date: Fri, 06 Nov 2009 18:45:15 +0100

brownbat wrote:
> I'm trying to log in to an svn server, but I keep getting an Authentication
> error. The server is password protected, but I'm never asked for one, so I
> can't put in any passwords. Any ideas of where I might look or what I might
> try next?
>
> The FAQ says I'll always be asked for a password if necessary... so I'm not
> sure what's up.

If the server is set up for SSPI authentication, Subversion never gets
the chance to ask for authentication because it itself is never asked
for it - the SSPI auth happens in the background.

This can happen if your server has the "guest" account enabled but
"guest" isn't allowed to access the repository.

Stefan

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