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RE: Is Windows Server 2003 and 2008 supported?

From: Bob Archer <bob.archer_at_amsi.com>
Date: Thu, 5 Nov 2009 15:31:00 -0500

The repository has nothing to do with TortoiseSVN. Tortoise is a client.

You "should" be able to just copy the repository folder from one machine to another. Since you are going from Windows to windows that should be ok.

Once you move the repository to the new server, if you are using a new server name you will have to "relocate" all your WC's to point to the new server. Just right click on your working copy and choose T-SVN -> Relocate... and provide the new URL path. If you are going to shut down the old server and use the same server name for the new one, you shouldn't have to do anything.

Not sure how you are hosting it, but we use svnserve on windows 2003 server for two years now without a problem.

BOb

> Well, we currently have the repository on a Windows 2000 server and
> we're wanting to move this repository over to a Windows 2003 or
> 2008
> server. As this repository was in place before I started my job, I
> was told that our organization wanted to have a central location
> for
> the repository. I would just copy and paste the entire repository
> onto the new server, right? How can I change the "pointer" of the
> repository?
>
> Thanks!
>
>
> On Nov 5, 9:17 am, Simon Large <simon.tortoise..._at_googlemail.com>
> wrote:
> > 2009/11/5 Lester Leung <mixbo..._at_yahoo.com>:
> >
> > > Hello, can you please tell me if TortoiseSVN is supported under
> Windows Server 2003 or 2008?
> >
> > Yes it is, but why would you install the client software on a
> server?
> >
> > Simon
> >
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