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Re: Subversion x Firewall

From: CÚlio Cidral Junior <ccidral.newsbox_at_gmail.com>
Date: 2005-08-02 12:43:14 CEST

Thank you Ryan! I will try to find a list of DAV requests in order to
give it to the network admin.

2005/7/29, Ryan Schmidt <subversion-2005@ryandesign.com>:
> On 29.07.2005, at 03:52, Esteban Pizzini wrote:
>
> > On 7/28/05, CÚlio Cidral Junior <ccidral.newsbox@gmail.com> wrote:
> >
> >> I can't do checkouts from any computer at my university because of
> >> the
> >> firewall or proxy, I guess. I'm getting that well known error,
> >> "REPORT
> >> bad request etc...". I have just installed svn and have not
> >> configured
> >> anything in it (no proxy configuration or something like). The
> >> question is, what should I say to the network admin in order to
> >> configure to firewall (or proxy) to make svn work properly?
> >
> > Hi, how are you trying to access svn?? by using svn:// or http://?
> > I think that perphaps using http:// (mod_dav_svn) you can bypass
> > the proxy..
> >
> > if not, I have checked in svnbook that svn uses port 3690(udp/tcp). So
> > you need to have enable that ports for connecting to your svn server.
>
> Esteban, the fact that he's talking about REPORT requests means that
> he's already using Apache and not svnserve. He could try svnserve as
> a workaround, if the network allows traffic on 3690. But he may have
> already decided he needs Apache's flexibility.
>
> CÚlio, the wisdom I've heard on this list before is that some proxy
> servers only allow GET and POST requests but are not configured for
> the other types of requests (like REPORT, among others) used by DAV
> and required for Subversion. You can either get your proxy admins to
> configure their proxy to allow the class of requests used by DAV, or
> switch to using HTTPS, which a proxy cannot interfere with, because
> the communication is encrypted.
>
>
>
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