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Re: Svn on apache = "403 Forbidden in response to PROPFIND"

From: Erik Andersson <kirean_at_gmail.com>
Date: Thu, 2 Sep 2010 15:42:55 +0200

2010/9/2 Mikołaj Tutak <mtutak_at_nixz.net>

> Hi!
>
> I have "plain" svn_at_apache server on debian linux (stable). However svn
> "checkout" generates some strange error: "svn: Server sent unexpected return
> value (403 Forbidden) in response to PROPFIND request for '/svn/test'". On
> the apache side it's: "client denied by server configuration: /var/www/svn".
> I've checked configuration, and google many times - without any clue.
>
/var/www/svn.. this seems like you're not hitting your location section, but
trying to view $DocumentRoot/svn

The rest of your Apache config would be interesting to see..

> My svn_at_apache config is:
>
> <Location /svn>
> DAV svn
> SVNParentPath /var/lib/svn
>
> AuthType Basic
> AuthName "Subversion Repository"
> AuthBasicAuthoritative off
> Require valid-user
> Require group svn
> </Location>
>
> Client is svn command line and tortoisesvn - same results.
>
> Browsing page http://xxxx/svn/test/ works fine.
>
> Any idea?!
>
> PS: subversion 1.5.1dfsg1-4, apache2 2.2.9-10+lenny8
>
> --
> pozdrawiam
> Mikołaj Tutak
>
>
Received on 2010-09-02 15:43:36 CEST

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