[svn.haxx.se] · SVN Dev · SVN Users · SVN Org · TSVN Dev · TSVN Users · Subclipse Dev · Subclipse Users · this month's index

Re: Must the password be in plain text in password file used by svnserve.conf?

From: Max Bowsher <maxb_at_ukf.net>
Date: 2004-09-20 13:24:22 CEST

Zsolt Koppany wrote:
> Hi,
>
> I find it risky to store passwords used by svnserve in plain text format.
> Is
> there a better way?

No.

The authentication method currently used by svnserve requires the real
password on the server - not a hash.

If you need more advanced authentication options, it is currently
recommended that you use Apache.

Max.

---------------------------------------------------------------------
To unsubscribe, e-mail: users-unsubscribe@subversion.tigris.org
For additional commands, e-mail: users-help@subversion.tigris.org
Received on Mon Sep 20 13:25:06 2004

This is an archived mail posted to the Subversion Users mailing list.