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Re: SVN for Windows not connecting over network

From: Mike Mason <mgm_at_thoughtworks.net>
Date: 2003-11-17 16:07:13 CET

Jim Kalafut wrote:

> I am trying to get Subversion 0.33 up and running and have hit a snag
> when trying to connect to the server across my LAN. I've
> installed/run the server on a Linux box using the 'svnserve -d'
> command. I've confirmed that I can checkout the repository from that
> machine using either file:// or svn:// without problem.
> I'm unable to do the same from my Windows box, however, and
> immediately get the error: "svn: No connection could be made because
> the target machine actively refused it". I've checked the Linux side
> and found that the daemon is running and listening on port 3690, but a
> packet capture on the Windows side shows NO traffic when I try to
> execute 'svn checkout svn://'. I do see some
> traffic back and forth with svn+ssh://, but my SSH isn't really set up
> properly so I didn't expect that to work. There is no general
> connectivity problem, as I use Exceed for everything and run CVS from
> Windows->Linux without problem. I've disable my Windows firewall but
> that doesn't seem to help.
Sounds like there's a firewall on the Linux box. Using
svn:// from the Linux box won't mean that it'll work from
another machine. You need to configure the Linux box's firewall to
accept traffic on TCP port 3690.


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Received on Mon Nov 17 16:10:53 2003

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