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Re: SVNServe and firewalls

From: Andrew Thompson <subversionuser_at_aktzero.com>
Date: 2005-04-23 17:57:12 CEST

Robert Murphy wrote:
> Hello,
> My company is trying to share a repository that is hosted using svnserve.
> Unfortunately our partners have a rather restrictive firewall and are unable to
> retrieve or send updates to the repo. We tried to be clever hand have svnserve
> use port 80 and have it bind to a specific host name but to no avail.
> I have seen previous posts concerning firewalls but those dealt with
> the Apache module and not the stand alone server. Any ideas would be
> appreciated.

I doubt you can bind svnserve to a hostname.

You can bind it to port 80 of an IP address that can be seen from the
outside world.

If you're allowing access from a remote location, and you're not working
on an open source(or otherwise public) project, you probably want to
also use ssh or ssl.

Andrew Thompson
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Received on Sat Apr 23 17:59:38 2005

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