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Re: Cannot communicate with the server...

From: Andy Levy <andy.levy_at_gmail.com>
Date: Mon, 3 Jan 2011 16:54:46 -0500

On Mon, Jan 3, 2011 at 16:29, JWalker <jwalker_at_hotmail.bg> wrote:
> Hi,
> I had to estabilish TSVN on one Windows 7 PC and had fallen into
> troubles...
> I cannot negotiate with the server by TortoiseSVN. I use VPN to
> connect to our company.
> I am able to browse repositories in Firefox. When I try to browse or
> checkout using TSVN, authentication dialog appear and I am able to
> enter username/password. Then TSVN browser hangs and nothing more
> happens. I disabled the Windows firewall, but with no any progress.
> Also there is bitdefender antvirus & firewall installed. So I wonder,
> why Firefox is capable to browse repositories but TSVN cannot do that?
> May be some protocol is disabled that is used by TSVN?

That is a very likely scenario. Firefox is only using basic HTTP
methods - GET, PUT, HEAD. A Subversion client uses other HTTP methods
related to the WebDAV protocol (which is a subset of HTTP), and many
firewalls and network configurations do filter/block those requests.

Your best bet is to speak with your network administrator and have him
put a trace on your connection, or just document filtering is being


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