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RE: 403 Forbidden errors hitting Win2K Apache Repo

From: Steve Johnson <steve_at_equilibrium.com>
Date: 2005-01-17 17:51:57 CET

Hi Ben,

There is no proxy involved. There was some screwy stuff in my
httpd.conf file that was affecting access to my repositories. I've
pretty much figured everything out.

Thanks again for your critical help in getting me pointed in the right

Take care,


> -----Original Message-----
> From: Ben Collins-Sussman [mailto:sussman@collab.net]
> Sent: Monday, January 17, 2005 6:31 AM
> To: Steve Johnson
> Cc: users@subversion.tigris.org
> Subject: Re: 403 Forbidden errors hitting Win2K Apache Repo
> On Jan 16, 2005, at 11:52 PM, Steve Johnson wrote:
> > Hey Ben,
> >
> > Thanks much for the reply! Your email did just the trick to point
> > in
> > the right direction. It hadn't hit me yet that the access method
> > the issue.
> >
> > Since my problem existed even when I tried to do a checkout via HTTP
> > the svn server itself, I knew I had to look at the way Apache was
> > configured. Sure enough, by explicitly forcing the access
> > wide open on REPORT, I was able to get a checkout to succeed.
> >
> > I don't understand why my default setup didn't work. The Subversion
> > docs for setting up Apache don't mention this. I combed over the
> > Apache
> > docs and my httpd.conf file, but I see nothing to explain why GET
> > be accepted but REPORT rejected if neither of them is ever mentioned
> > explicitly. Can you offer any enlightenment here?
> >
> I don't understand. There was no web proxy at all?
> You say you had to "explicitly force the access permissions wide open
> on REPORT", but I have no idea what you're talking about. Show us
> specific examples of how things were, and exactly what you had to do.

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