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Re: Issue with SSL client certificates on Windows 7 64bit

From: Stefan Küng <tortoisesvn_at_gmail.com>
Date: Thu, 22 Dec 2011 21:30:33 +0100

On 22.12.2011 17:15, Edmund Craske wrote:
> Hi,
>
> I’m having an issue setting up TortoiseSVN to use a client certificate
> to connect to an https repository. I am able to get the Cygwin CLI
> version of svn to connect simply by adding the following to the relevant
> group in the servers configuration file:
>
> ssl-client-cert-file=/home/craske01/.subversion/craske01-cert.pfx
>
> ssl-authority-files=/home/craske01/.subversion/ca.pem
>
> Doing the same for TortoiseSVN only works if the same certificate is
> also added to the Windows certificate store. The moment I delete that
> certificate from the Windows store, it is no longer able to connect.
>
> I’m not sure if I have somehow managed to accidentally configure
> something that causes this behaviour, and have not yet had the time to
> set it up again from scratch on another machine to make sure. I have
> already tried deleting the auth directory.
>
> If it is somehow related, I am going via an http proxy as there is no
> direct connectivity to the repository. However, the same proxy settings
> do work fine for the Cygwin CLI version of svn.
>
> I have also tried configuring it both with and without a password in the
> servers file, to no effect. Any ideas?

* what version of TSVN are you using?
* why is adding the cert to the windows cert store a problem? You said
that works, so why don't you just do that?
* SVN on Windows uses the windows cert store (Cygwin does not)
* using the cygwin svn client on Windows is _not_ recommended - just
search this mailing list archive to find out why

Stefan

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