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Re: Triple login required by svn+ssh and dynamic IP address for server

From: Bob Proulx <bob_at_proulx.com>
Date: 2005-06-06 18:12:10 CEST

Adrian Hoe wrote:
> Now, my main question:
> I installed SVN-1.2.0 on my SuSE Linux 9.1 Pro box. I invoke svnserve
> via xinetd. I am able to do
> svn co svn+ssh://user@hostname/svn/pro/aaa
> I was then asked to enter password for user thrice. I have read the
> archive about required to enter password twice.
> Why is it so? Is this a bug, or extra security? :-) Is there anyway
> to change this?

Can you ssh onto the machine without a password? If you can't then
subversion can't either. The following should produce no output.

  ssh user@hostname true

The typical configuration uses ssh with RSA keys and ssh-agent to help
manage them. Search the web for that and you will find a zillion
HOWTOs and other documentation.

Since that is off-topic for this list I will keep this short. Make
sure you have an RSA ssh key. Make sure you have the ssh-agent
running. Make sure you have loaded the key into the ssh-agent.

Here is a good resource.





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