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RE: repository permissions - some general security questions

From: Sander Striker <striker_at_apache.org>
Date: 2002-07-24 17:14:54 CEST

> From: Timothee Besset [mailto:timo@qeradiant.com]
> Sent: 24 July 2002 16:54

> Well that's my problem. Default httpd config:
> User nobody
> Group #-1
> I'm not sure what this means really .. but it looks to me like way too
> many things could be reading and writing in the repository. I know I can
> configure apache to run as a specific user/group, but that doesn't really
> solve the problem... I'm not sure I want to have my repository at the same
> access level as all the other stuff in my web pages.
> Then again .. I don't know what the implications are, but wouldn't things
> be better if a specific user/group could be defined for the svn repository
> area?
> TTimo

You could setup a second httpd and use ProxyPass to pass the requests to
the repository to your second server (which would be running on localhost
under a different user account and group).


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