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Re: Upgraded Tortoise to 1.50 but still won't ask for credentials on commit after it fails with saved authentication

From: Simon Large <simon.tortoisesvn_at_googlemail.com>
Date: Tue, 24 Jun 2008 21:32:18 +0100

2008/6/24 Stefan Küng <tortoisesvn_at_gmail.com>:
> Bruce Gough wrote:
>>
>> I upgraded Tortoise from 1.4.8 to 1.5.0 but it had no effect on this
>> problem:
>>
>> I do an update, using a read-only account and check "save authentication".
>> It does the update. I can view logs, do diffs etc.
>> When I commit, I expect it to fail because the account is read only, and
>> to ask me for credentials to do the commit. But it just gives an error and
>> gives up (see below)
>>
>> Command: Commit Error: Commit failed (details follow): Error: Server
>> sent unexpected return value (403 Forbidden) in response to MKACTIVITY
>> Error: request for '/svn/hksk/!svn/act/6c3af0bd-8c47-2b43-90a9-e319737a042a'
>> Finished!:
>
> You've configured your server wrong. If you get an 403, then that means that
> the author/password Subversion provided is good, but that user doesn't have
> access, i.e., the *authentication* succeeded, but the *authorization* was
> successful.

Or rather, authorization was unsuccessful

> Either allow your user to have write access, or reject that users password
> the first time for a commit (i.e., when committing, the user with read
> access should be not known at all to the server so it returns a 401 instead
> of an 403 later).

Simon

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