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Re: File Protocol SVN over 'Remote Desktop Connection'

From: Gavin Lambert <tsvn_at_mirality.co.nz>
Date: 2006-07-19 03:48:28 CEST

Quoth Scott Morris:
> Setting up svnserve was no trouble at all, and it works a treat. Will
> the user/pass authentication suffice for security over the internet? Or
> do I need to setup SSH on the windows server?

As I understand it, authentication is safe (it uses a challenge/response
handshake so that the password is never sent across the network).

If you don't use SSH, though, then the contents of the versioned files
will be sent in plaintext. If you're running a public-read server, this
shouldn't be too much of an issue, but if you're running something more
private then you probably should go with SSH.

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Received on Wed Jul 19 03:49:00 2006

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