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Re: 403 Forbidden only with Client

From: Matt Lins <mattlins_at_gmail.com>
Date: 2006-03-17 19:54:29 CET

I was able to get it to work by creating a virtual host for the repository.

On 3/17/06, Ryan Schmidt <subversion-2006Q1@ryandesign.com> wrote:
>
>
> On Mar 17, 2006, at 17:09, Matt Lins wrote:
>
> >>> I have setup an SVN Server through Apache 2. I can access the
> >>> repository fine with a web browser. However, when I try to use the
> >>> command line, TortiseSVN or Subclipse I get 403 Forbidden. Here is
> >>> my exact error :
> >>>
> >>> svn: PROPFIND of 'the/repos': 403 Forbidden (http://thedomain.com/
> >>> the/repos)
> >>>
> >>> I can't understand why I am able to view the repository just fine
> >>> in the web browser, but the clients error out.
> >>
> >> To respond to someone else's suggestion: if it works fine in a web
> >> browser, then there cannot be a problem with SVNPath vs.
> >> SVNParentPath.
> >>
> >> The difference between a web browser and the svn client is that a web
> >> browser only sends GET requests whereas the svn client uses PROPFIND
> >> requests. Are you going through a proxy? Many proxies don't know
> >> about PROPFIND, REPORT and the other WebDAV methods svn needs to use.
> >> You must configure the proxy to handle these methods as well.
> >> Alternately, use HTTPS; since the proxy cannot read the HTTPS stream
> >> because it is encrypted, it must pass all of it through unaltered.
> >
> > Hopefully this gets to the mailing list...Sorry I'm new at
> > this..Can I just reply to these messages?
> >
> > Anyway, I tried https and it still did not work. I'm not using a
> > proxy anyway. This is weird.
>
> To get your response to go to the mailing list, you must use your
> mail program's "reply to all" feature, not the "reply" feature you
> may be used to.
>
> Sorry that suggestion didn't work out for you; then I don't know what
> it could be, and I'll let someone else on the list give it a shot.
>
>
>
Received on Fri Mar 17 19:55:41 2006

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