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Re: No authentication dialog prompt when Visual SVN integrated security and basic authentication enabled

From: Stefan Küng <tortoisesvn_at_gmail.com>
Date: Thu, 20 Jan 2011 19:08:07 +0100

On 20.01.2011 17:55, wladek wrote:
> Stefan,
>
> Thanks for the quick response.
>
> I am confused, because the behaviour I'm experiencing is that same as
> that that was described in the other post. The operation works as
> expected with TortoiseSVN 1.6.10, but not with 1.6.11 or 1.6.12.
>
> I'll try to elaborate on my use case.
>
> A windows user exists with an account in my active directory
> (MyActiveDirectoryDomain\UserA)
>
> MyActiveDirectoryDomain\UserA is given permission to a repository on
> our Visual SVN Server. This Visual SVN server has integrated
> security and basic window authentication enabled.
>
> If the user logs into windows with MyActiveDirectoryDomain\UserA they
> can successfully access the repo without being prompted for
> credentials (using integrated security)
>
> If the user has a machine that's not registered on
> MyActiveDirectoryDomain they can't use integrated security. When
> they login to this machine they logon with a local machine account
> (MyLocalMachine\UserALocal).
>
> When the user tries to access a repo from this machine with
> TortoiseSVN 1.6.10 the initial authentication request will fail
> (401), and the TortoiseSVN presents the user with a credentials
> dialog, because basic authentication is enabled. The user enters
> their MyActiveDirectoryDomain\UserA credentials and they can
> successfully authenticate and begin using the repo.
>
> When the user tries to access a repo from this machine with
> TortoiseSVN 1.6.12 the initial authentication request will fail
> (401), but TortoiseSVN will not present an authentication dialog even
> though basic authentication is enabled.
>
> If this issue is not the same as the other case, then why does this
> difference in behaviour exist between versions?

TSVN 1.6.10 uses neon 0.29.3, TSVN 1.6.11 uses neon 0.29.4 and TSVN
1.6.12 uses neon 0.29.5.

I recommend you ask either on the neon mailing list for help, or get
help from the VisualSVN guys: one of them sent a patch to neon about the
SSPI authentication, so they have a test environment and know the code.

Stefan

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