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Re: svn/apache secure access.... md5/passwd

From: Max Bowsher <maxb_at_ukf.net>
Date: 2004-09-22 23:48:04 CEST

bruce wrote:
> hi...
> in trying to setup svn/apache for restricted access user/passwd... i have
> a
> question about the htpasswd app/svn/apache.
> if i create a md5 user/passwd in the svnpasswd file, i can do a:
> ->[root_at_lserver2 svn]# svn list --username
> test --password test1
> ->foo/
> ->mytest/
> and get the correct output as indicated above.
> if i create a plaintext user/passwd for the svnpasswd file, then i can't
> seem to access/login to the repository via apache...
> this leads me to believe that it's the issue with the plaintext passwd in
> the file. so i'm curious, is there some way of forcing the svn mod, or
> configuring the svn section of the httpd config file to go ahead and use
> plaintext passwds.....???

When using apache, the authorization is entirely handled by apache.

I don't believe apache will read plaintext password files.


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