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Re: Server, username, password problem (XP)

From: Andy Levy <andy.levy_at_gmail.com>
Date: 2006-03-01 14:39:22 CET

On 3/1/06, Ramon Miguel M. Tayag <ramon.tayag@gmail.com> wrote:
> Been wasting time trying to figure out why the server doesn't work :s
>
> - I downloaded and installed WAMP, to make installing apache2 super easy
> - I installed the latest files of Subversion
> - I installed the latest files of Tortoise
> - I made a folder in D: called "Repository"
> - I went to the folder that I wanted to keep a repository of and "Imported"
> it.
>
> I wanted to put up a server, so I followed the instructions in the manual
> - Because Tortoise didn't automatically detect Apache, it said I had to copy
> some files and such to Apache, edit the httpd.conf file, paste stuff there,
> etc.
> - I added the username and password -> In C:\wamp\apache2\bin\, I typed
> htpasswd -c passwd test, then I was prompted to type in the password.
> - I restarted WAMP.
>
> Ok, so I did all that, and I'm at the point when I type
> http://localhost/svn/Repository/ I'm prompted for a
> username and password. However, I press enter in the browser and the
> username and password prompt just pops up again (so I'm guessing it's
> wrong).

Did you actually create the repository?
Did you point the Apache configuration at the AuthZ file created by htpassword?
Did you point the Apache configuration at an Access config file
corresponding to your configuration?

This is really more a subversion issue than TSVN from the sounds of
it, you may be better off asking on that list.

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Received on Wed Mar 1 14:40:22 2006

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