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Re: [neon] Re: excessive data transfer with SSPI

From: Joe Orton <joe_at_manyfish.co.uk>
Date: 2006-01-20 19:26:17 CET

On Thu, Jan 12, 2006 at 06:37:41PM +0100, steveking wrote:
> We've already got a couple of reports from users using the 1.3.0RC1/2
> versions of TortoiseSVN that they can't connect to their repositories
> anymore because of this. Some could make it work by disabling the guest
> account, but some of them simply can't disable that account because they
> need it.
>
> Do you have an idea on how to solve this? Maybe a new option for
> mod_auth_sspi to not authenticate as user "guest"? Or is a change in
> neon required? Or in Subversion?
>
> Maybe the whole SSPI auth feature could be made run-time configurable in
> neon and not compile-time configurable?

Yes, allowing the application to select which auth protocols to enable
is something that's on the TODO list. (it is relatively simple to
implement in neon, but requires some new interfaces; making it
configurable in Subversion is probably more work)

Regards,

joe

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