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Re: Change password remotely by users

From: Brad O'Hearne <brado_at_neurofire.com>
Date: 2005-02-25 16:38:20 CET

Thanks to my new friends (those who helped me...thx!) on this list, we
are now using subversion over apache, and using apache's mod_auth_ldap
to authenticate our users through the LDAP interface of Active
Directory. As such, users continue to manage their passwords as normal
on the windows domain.


Theo Van Dinter wrote:

>On Fri, Feb 25, 2005 at 05:52:18AM -0000, Sri wrote:
>>Is there any method to allow subversion users to change password remotely. Im authenticating the users using htpasswd. can it be made accessible remotely, so that users can change the password...
>I don't know of one through svn itself. For the htpasswd/Apache route,
>it's external of SVN anyway I believe.
>For my setup, I wrote up a small perl CGI to allow users
>to change their own password. If anyone's interested, BTW:
>http://www.kluge.net/~felicity/random/htpasswd-pl.txt (I also setup an
>.htaccess to require the users authenticate using the svn auth file,
>and granted sudo NOPASSWD privs to change the auth file -- YMMV for
>your environment...)
>Still working out in my head a way to grant "department admin" access to
>a group of people to create accounts/etc for people in their department,
>as well as repo/directory access... If someone happens to already have
>something like this and is willing to share... ;)

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