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SSLRequireSSL how to?

From: Stefan C. Kremer <skremer_at_kremer.ca>
Date: 2004-10-07 05:47:23 CEST


I'm new to subversion, but have been impressed so far. I am trying to
set up a subversion server using dav_svn 1.0.6-2 under apache2 (2.0.52)
(with Debian).

I want to use AuthType basic, but don't want my passwords and data
transmitted as plain text. So, I enabled SSL and can access everything
via https (so far so good).

I don't trust my users to remember to use https instead of http, so I
would like to turn off non-ssl connections to the repository to make
sure no-one accidentally transmits their password in plain text.

I still have some other stuff served by apache that should work with
non-ssl http, so I don't want to turn off non-ssl connections site
wide, just to the repository.

I thought I could just add the SSLRequireSSL directive to the
"Location" block of the dav_svn configuration but this seems to have no
effect and I can still access the repository with unencryped

Any solutions, advice, sympathy?


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