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Re: is the svn protocol encrypted?

From: Pep <Pep_at_Walker.me.uk>
Date: 2004-08-07 11:36:44 CEST

Just so nobody thinks I am rude, I have already replied to Martin's private
email :-)

Cheers,
Pep.

On Saturday 07 August 2004 10:30, Martin Probst wrote:
> AFAIK if you only use svn:// it's not encrypted. There are two ways to
> fix your problem, first one is to use Apache with mod_svn and mod_ssl.
> Second one is for your users to use a ssh key agent.
> The basic procedure is for the users to generate public/private key
> pairs with ssh-keygen, append the public key of every user to the
> .ssh/authorized_keys2 file and put "ssh-add" into your login script
> (e.g. .bashrc or sth similar).
> This will require them to enter their ssh password (for the key) once
> when they log in and afterwards the ssh-agent will take care of login
> etc. There are a couple of really good howtos about this, just do some
> googling.
>
> Looking at your other problems I'd recommend you take a look at using
> Apache as a server for svn, this way you could solve several of your
> problems at once (like multiple repos, simple paths to the repo etc.).
>
> mfg
> Martin
>
> Am Sa, den 07.08.2004 schrieb Pep um 8:09:
> > I am currently using subversion using the svn+ssh protocol because I want
> > the data betweenthe server and client to be encrypted.
> >
> > There are complaints from the users to use only svn because they are
> > tired of giving their passwords multiple times in a working session.
> >
> > So if I use just the svn:// protocol. is the data encrypted?
> >
> > TIA,
> > Pep.
> >
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