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Re: SSL Certificate Authentication, location of 'servers' file

From: Mark Phippard <MarkP_at_softlanding.com>
Date: 2004-08-13 22:14:12 CEST

"adeveloper.tigris" <adeveloper.tigris@elitefrontier.com> wrote on
08/13/2004 04:09:56 PM:
>
> I have setup Subversion 1.0.6 and I have OpenSSL installed and I have
purchasd
> a SSL certificate for my webserver. However, every time I attempt to
access my
> svn repository using 'svn checkout
https://mysite.com/svn/public/myrepository
> 'the client always warns me that the the SSL certificate is not issued
by a
> trusted authority (it is, however).
>
> The SSL certificate is authentic, and I do not want to keep seeing the
warning
> and having to manually accept the certificate. I have read the online
book
> "Version Control with Subversion" and it mentions that I will need to
add to
> the 'servers' file the following:
>
> [global]
> ssl-authority-files =
/path/to/mySSLprovider-CA.pem;/path/to/CA-bundle.pem
>
> However, in what directory is the 'servers' file located?
>
> Does the 'servers' file reside on the server which hosts Subversion or
does it
> reside on the client's workstation (if the client is accessing the
Subversion
> server remotely) ?

That file is located on the client. Refer to Chapter 7 of the book for
more details on where to find it on your OS.

http://svnbook.red-bean.com/svnbook/ch07.html#svn-ch-7-sect-1

Mark

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