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Re: TortoiseSVN, HTTPS, SSPI combination causes (401 Authorization Required) errors on large volume repository modifications

From: Stefan Küng <tortoisesvn_at_gmail.com>
Date: Tue, 12 Feb 2008 19:39:06 +0100

Doherty, Chris wrote:
> Posting here first in case there's some trivial config thing I
> overlooked. I'm pretty sure this is a TSVN-specific issue because
> SyncroSVN and SmartSVN work fine with the same server.
> Tested with TortoiseSVN and also the nightly build
> The command-line svn.exe build 1.4.5 from CollabNet, and
> the svn.exe from the nightly build directory of tortoisesvn.tigris.org
> also show the same error.
> I have a Windows Server 2003 SP2 (non-RC2) server running the 1.4.6
> CollabNet Win32 build of Apache and Subversion. https is secured with a
> self-signed certificate. I have installed mod_auth_sspi 1.0.4 for
> Apache 2.0.58 from sourceforge. The Guest account on our domain is
> disabled.
> Any imports, checkins, deletes, or other repository modification
> operations fail after ~40 MB of data have been transferred to the
> server; the error returned in Subversion is
> At least one property change failed; repository is unchanged
> Server sent unexpected return value (401 Authorization Required) in
> response to
> PROPPATCH request for
> '/svn/esg/!svn/wrk/8f905b90-23b6-d644-a7c3-b0ddbae6d00c/230428_RBCM/trun
> k/peopleshistory/ph_theneighbourhood/patriciaTheatre/pTheatre01.jpg'
> This happens pretty consistently at the ~40 MB mark, no matter what
> operations I'm performing; if I import or check in the files a directory
> at a time (or in batches of data smaller than 40MB), they import
> successfully.
> I can post the httpd.conf and ssl.conf files if that would help, but I
> think it's a TSVN bug as SyncroSVN and SmartSVN can perform the same
> operations without error.
> Any ideas? neon bug?

Yes, this is a neon bug which should be fixed already. Can you please
try a nightly build and report back?

If you don't like nightly builds, you might be able to work around the
issue by setting the MaxKeepAlives param in your apache config file to


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