If you're willing to give up fine-grained, path-based authorization then you can use LDAP groups to secure access to entire repositories at the top-level. Just define a "Location" for each respository and use Apache's LDAP integration capabilities to secure each location with one or more LDAP groups.
Works fine for us!
The example below gives all authenticated users access to the "Publications" repository, but only members of the AD group "SOMEAdingGroup" have read-write access.
AuthName "Subversion Server"
# If ldap checks are to be used with non-ldap checks (like "valid-user"), set this to off
# The following users/groups will have read-write permission
Require ldap-group CN=SOMEAdminGroup,OU=Groups,DC=ad,DC=company,DC=com
<Limit GET PROPFIND OPTIONS REPORT>
# For any read-only operation, allow these additional users/groups
From: Giulio Troccoli [mailto:Giulio.Troccoli_at_uk.linedata.com]
Sent: Thursday, April 01, 2010 10:02 AM
To: 'Lee Kaufman'
Subject: RE: LDAP Group Configuration in AuthzSVNAccessFile
> Thank you for your help but I think you may have misunderstood my
> In your previous email where you showed the content of your
> AuthzSVNAccessFile file as. What I am looking for is to be able to is
> where you say
> developers = Giulio Troccoli, Harpal Panesar
> I want to be able to say
> developers = CN=*****,OU=Security Groups,... A group I have defined in
> The groups and user permissions are already defined for other
> applications and services and I do not want to have to manage them in
> LDAP and SVN. Know of any way of doing that?
Yes, sorry, I misunderstood you. I thought you meant "group" as in "a group in the access file", like the developers group I have.
No, I don't think it's possible. The only way I can think of is the script that Stefan already suggested.
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