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Re: passwords in subversion

From: Rainer Pröbster <rpr_at_vr-web.de>
Date: 2004-12-11 13:00:39 CET

> pat wrote:
> > probably missed something). Is it possilbe to use cripted passwords ???
> > Or is it possivle to use certificates for access to svn server ???
> >
> > I know the svn server can comunicate through ssh (commonly through secure
> > layer), but is this possible for WebDAV too ??? Can WebDAV use secure
> > communication ???
> The plain text passwords are just for svnserve. If you're using Apache2
> as the server you can use https + any standard auth method so there are
> no plaintext passwords involved.
> Michael Ching
> michaelc@wush.net


what if you want to or need to use just svnserve without ssh cause of
performance or some administration (in case of no ssh on the client) causes?
It's hard to accept that you must have unencrypted password files in this not
uncommon case: Communication over apache is much slower and not every client
wants to or can use ssh.


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