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Re: Restrict allowed subversion client for repository access

From: Andy Levy <andy.levy_at_gmail.com>
Date: Tue, 18 Aug 2009 06:28:00 -0400

On Tue, Aug 18, 2009 at 02:16, Ryan J Ollos<ryano_at_physiosonics.com> wrote:
> Hello,
> I was wondering if there was a way to restrict the Subversion client that is allowed to access my repository.  Furthermore, I might like to restrict the version of the Subversion client that is allowed to access the repository.
> Specifically, I would like to restrict repository access to the TortoiseSVN client and possibly some web based clients such as WebSVN.
> My reason for wanting to enforce a policy such as this is to:
>  * Ensure that tsvn properties are effective
>  * Ensure timely upgrades by users in my group since I don't otherwise control their computers or have another way to enforce upgrades (and would like to save the time of confirming that each user has upgraded)
>  * Enforce a consistent policy in a medical software development environment, where we are required to have standardized tools and processes.

These last 2 should be controlled via your desktop management software
(ZENWorks, AD Group Policies, etc.). If it's truly that important, you
shouldn't be depending upon the user installing things for themselves
- you *have* to control it at some central location.


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