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Re: cannot authenticate with svnserve

From: oleksa borodie <oleksa.borodie_at_gmail.com>
Date: 2005-05-26 08:46:15 CEST


> I have set up svnserve as a service ( but also tried my issue without
> service ) in WinXP. I can read and write as long as I have specified:
> anon-access = write
> and still read with:
> anon-access = read
> This is ok, so far. But if authentication is necessary because I specify:
> anon-access = none
> and try to read, the server seems not to accept my login information.
> The following is happening in the authentication process:
> C:\Data\Ingo\test>svn list svn://localhost
> Anmeldebereich: <svn://localhost:3690> My First Repository
> Passwort für 'inold':
> I am prompted for a password for a user which is not in the password file (
> doesn't matter if I put it in ). I guess this is for my convenience. The
> client uses my system-login name. But I have not read this in the docs.

 That's ok - this is default behaviour and for some command-line ftp clients.

> Now I can try what I want. I tried to put my system-login name into the
> password file, and then only typed the password, I tried another name and
> then escaped from the first password request and typed my name and password
> in the second request. After three times it says:
> svn: Authentication error from server: Username not found

 Have placed link to the password file (passwd as usually) in the
"conf\svnserve.conf" ? Is path to the passwd file correct (relativly
"conf" subdir)?

Good luck.

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Received on Thu May 26 08:48:07 2005

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