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Re: TortoiseSVN and random 'could not connect to the server'

From: Stefan Küng <tortoisesvn_at_gmail.com>
Date: 2006-10-05 17:07:32 CEST

On 10/5/06, Ivan Cenov <i_cenov@botevgrad.com> wrote:

> 1)
> At my office, where I am behind a firewall (don't know which and how it is
> confgured) I *always* cannot 'update' from
> http://svn.ivt.com.au/flyspray/trunk
> I receive:
> Error: PROPFIND request failed on '/flyspray/trunk'
> Error: PROPFIND of '/flyspray/trunk': could not connect to server
> (http://svn.ivt.com.au)
>
> At home I am *always* able to 'update' from the same address.

That's the firewall not allowing REPORT requests (which is an
extension to the normal http protocol - some firewalls only allow
'normal' http).

> 2)
> At my office and and at home, I am able to 'update' and 'commit' to
> another site
> https://xxxxxxxx@svn.berlios.de/svnroot/repos/serendipity/trunk/

With https, the REPORT requests are encrypted, so the firewall can't
reject those. That's why it works with https, but does not work with
http.

Stefan

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