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Re: File Protocol SVN over 'Remote Desktop Connection'

From: Scott Morris <scott_at_4mation.com.au>
Date: 2006-07-19 09:12:19 CEST

Gavin Lambert wrote:
> Quoth Scott Morris:
> 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.

OK yeah that should be OK, its nothing too sensitive.

Just a thought, I've installed svnserve on the webserver, and could then
log-in from my desktop PC first time, no problems, surely any self
respecting web facing server would need it's firewall configured to
allow an incoming connection on 3690 ?? If so, perhaps I need to have a
word with the administrator...

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