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Re: [Subclipse-users] Password Mismatch when trying to access repository

From: Mark Phippard <markphip_at_gmail.com>
Date: 2007-09-11 22:13:47 CEST

On 9/11/07, Ghodmode <ghodmode@ghodmode.com> wrote:
> I have my subversion repositories hosted by the Apache httpd server with
> mod_dav_svn and using basic authentication. I can access the repository
> using either the svn command line tool or a web browser, but Subclipse is
> failing. It just keeps prompting me for the user name and password
> repeatedly.
> To try and troubleshoot this, I monitored the log on the server (tail -f
> error_log) while I was trying to access the repository with Subclipse. The
> error message from the log was:
> 11 Sep 2007 - 11:37:25[Tue Sep 11 11:37:26 2007] [error] [client]
> user ghodmode: authentication failure for "/repos/my-files": Password
> Mismatch
> (I changed the IP address, user name, and file location for privacy)
> Has anyone else experienced this problem?

See this FAQ for information on the password cache and how to clear it:


I'd be interested to know which client adapter you are using though.
You have checked things like CAPS LOCK and leading or trailing spaces?

Mark Phippard
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Received on Tue Sep 11 22:10:24 2007

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