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Re: Manual username/password (Error: Server sent unexpected return value (403 Forbidden) in response to OPTIONS)

From: Erwin Coumans <erwin.coumans_at_gmail.com>
Date: Fri, 31 Oct 2008 12:04:47 -0700 (PDT)

> Maybe it's not the server but a proxy which doesn't allow DAV requests.
> Try using https instead of http so proxies can't interfere anymore.

Unfortunately I was already using https, and it doesn't work.

Using a command-line svn utility, I can simply provide the --username
and --password options and that works fine.

Why can't you simply add an optional username and password option in
the TortoiseSVN GUI?
Thanks,
Erwin

On Oct 31, 10:49 am, Stefan Küng <tortoise..._at_gmail.com> wrote:
> s..._at_erwincoumans.com wrote:
>
> > When trying to checkout some source code, our secure server doesn't
> > allow it, and tortoiseSVN doesn't provide a username/password dialog
> > either.
>
> If no authentication dialog pops up, the server doesn't ask for one.
>
> > Error: Server sent unexpected return value (403 Forbidden) in response
> > to OPTIONS
> > This server requires a username and password, and appears not to allow
> > the OPTIONS query from TortoiseSVN.
>
> Maybe it's not the server but a proxy which doesn't allow DAV requests.
> Try using https instead of http so proxies can't interfere anymore.
>
> > Does TortoiseSVN have a manual way to specify username/password?  If
> > not, can we please have it?
>
> Nope, TSVN does not provide the means to specify username/password. It
> relies on the server asking for it.
>
> Stefan
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