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Re: Multiple file commit

From: Stefan Küng <tortoisesvn_at_gmail.com>
Date: Thu, 28 Feb 2008 17:51:01 +0100

Maze, Jeffrey S. wrote:
> Hello,
> I searched the archives and didn't find something similar to our
> issue.
> Before I begin, I didn't setup the SVN server (1.3); a prior
> admin set this up. It uses Apache server using SSL with the
> mod_auth_sspi for Active Directory authentication running on Windows
> Server 2003. This machine is just a member server to the domain.
> If we try to add/modify/update multiple files and directories
> (anything over 20), Tortoise will ask for a username and password. When
> we enter this, it'll ask for it again and whether we reenter or not,
> it'll fail. If I use the command prompt directly on the server and the
> 'svn add' or 'svn commit' it works fine. I've had it ask for the
> password once, but it worked fine.
> Is this a Tortoise issue or an SVN issue?

It's a neon/sspi issue. Edit your apache config file, then add the line
SSPIPerRequestAuth = on
to the section where you've configured the mod_auth_sspi module (you
might have to update to a newer version of that module).

The problem is that the default setting of sspi is so that the
authentication times out, and neon would have to re-authenticate. But
neon doesn't handle the re-authentication well enough.


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