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RE: Re: Multiple file commit

From: Maze, Jeffrey S. <JMaze_at_CO.GEAUGA.OH.US>
Date: Tue, 4 Mar 2008 08:31:39 -0500

Hello,
        Just wanted to write and thank you for what you stated. I added the line to our Apache config file and after a restart, was able to add and commit files without the constant request for a username/password which ultimately would fail.
        In testing multiple times, we were able to add and commit 4756 files (all at once) without it failing once.
        Thanks again.. -Jeff
 

-----Original Message-----
From: Stefan Küng [mailto:tortoisesvn_at_gmail.com]
Sent: Thursday, February 28, 2008 11:51 AM
To: users_at_tortoisesvn.tigris.org
Subject: Re: Multiple file commit

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.

Stefan

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