Help with setting up transparent tunnel
I am serving multiple Subversion (1.6.12) repositories with Apache (2.2)
over Windows (Server 2008).
My setup is a multi-project intranet server, so I configured it to serve all
projects using SVNParentPath
on <Location /repos> of the main company VirtualHost (on a domain e.g.
This includes an authorization file for access control (path based, per
Several projects has their own domain (e.g. project.company.com),
and I'd like to allow access the project-SVN via project.company.com/repos
with minimal configuration duplication (especially the authz file).
My thought was to configure <Location /repos> on the project VirtualHost
as a "transparent tunnel" to www.company.com/repos/project,
in order to reuse all authentication and authorization configuration with no
I'm not an Apache expert, so I tried setting this up using ProxyPass and
ProxyPassReverse like this:
ProxyPass /repos http://www.company.com/repos/project
ProxyPassReverse /repos http://www.company.com/repos/project
This seems to work when accessing the project domain on a web browser,
but it seems the Subversion client doesn't like this at all (I don't
remember the error message, but it fails miserably).
Any advice on how to set this up correctly?
- Itamar O.
Received on 2010-09-21 21:47:25 CEST
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