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Re: Authentication options (AD and password file)

From: Mark Phippard <MarkP_at_softlanding.com>
Date: 2005-03-21 21:01:19 CET

"John Rodger" <jrodger@SolutionsIQ.com> wrote on 03/21/2005 02:56:35 PM:

> Hello, I have subversion authenticating to Active Directory, but it
> seems that I may need to also authenticate non-AD users to the same
> repositories. I've tried to add extra line to the conf file, using a
> regular static password file through apache, but it does not seem to
> want to work.
>
> Has anyone accomplished this, or have any advice on how to proceed?
> What I am looking for is for subversion to query AD, and when no user
> is found consult a local password file (htaccess or similar).

Apache does the authentication, not Subversion. You need to find the
right "Apache" way to handle this. Of the top of my head, I would think
you would use two location directives, once for each authentiation method,
and the user would have to use a different URL based on the authentication
method.

Mark

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