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Re: TortoiseProc.exe request external server access

From: Stefan Küng <tortoisesvn_at_gmail.com>
Date: Wed, 24 Aug 2016 20:04:45 +0200

On 23.08.2016 19:06, JITHIN K wrote:
> Hi All,
>
> I just noticed that whenever I do SVN commit,update & show log etc
> operations *Tortoiseproc.exe* try to access
> *a173-223-235-24.deploy.static.akamaitechnologies.com
> <http://a173-223-235-24.deploy.static.akamaitechnologies.com> *though we
> use *on premise* SVN server. My firewall blocks the connections to
> akamaitechnologies.com <http://akamaitechnologies.com> so the SVN access
> is very slow and some times shows error (Attached the pic). Could you
> please tell me why Tortoiseproc.exe needs to access
> akamaitechnologies.com <http://akamaitechnologies.com> even though we
> use on premise SVN server ?

TSVN does not connect to that server by itself. Only if it's required by
your network setup.
Maybe because there's a wrong DNS entry pointing there, or your proxy
redirects there for some data, or you do authentication there or whatever.
But TSVN does *not* connect to any server you don't specify.

The only network connection TSVN does by itself is the update check,
downloading the file
https://svn.code.sf.net/p/tortoisesvn/code/trunk/version.txt and parsing
it. But only if you haven't disabled or redirected the update check.

If you have doubts, you can check the source code...

Stefan

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