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Re: Checking whether credentials are valid?

From: Ron W <ronw.mrmx_at_gmail.com>
Date: Thu, 6 Oct 2016 12:16:39 -0400

On Thu, Oct 6, 2016 at 3:40 AM, Niemann, Hartmut <
hartmut.niemann_at_siemens.com> wrote:
> We use the Windows domain passwort for authentication in TortoiseSVN.
> One update process (for a tool directory) is run as a task (normally
> without user interaction) at login time,
> using TSVN’s command line tools.

I would suggest that, for an automatic update, you use the command line SVN
client. This will give you more control over what happens during automated

> This fails (i.e. it asks for a password but there is no command window and
> the user can not interact)
> when the windows password was recently changed and has not yet been
> entered in TSVN.
> Is there a way to check whether the password is still current, without
> prompting the user for a new one?
> Then we could check before the update and abort cleanly.

As far as I know, no.

However, this is really a question for an expert Windows administrator. If
your company's IT helpdesk is unable to help, I'd suggest asking at
Stackoverflow or the Microsoft Developer Network forum (or, if there is
one, Microsoft Administrators Network forum).


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Received on 2016-10-06 18:17:21 CEST

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