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Re: Is there a way to prevent local caching AND not have the user log multiple times?

From: si <sshnug.si_at_gmail.com>
Date: 2006-07-29 09:06:37 CEST

> There are alternatives, such as turning off HTTP/WebDAV and enabling only
> svn+ssh access, and not giving out user accounts on the server. This doesn't
> prevent the SSH keys from having no password or bad passwords, but it can
> force the use of an SSH key.

I just finished testing svn+ssh using WinSSHD and Tunnelier (bitvise.com)
this allows you to use windows integrated authentication, which would
solve your no/bad password issue, and having to maintain and store
plaintext svn user passwords.

The 2 issues so far are (1) I haven't been able to find a way to pass
svnserve -r parameter with winsshd and (2) when using TortoiseSVN,
Tunnelier brings up a dos box, which is kinda ugly, and probably the
reason why the TortoiseSVN folks wrote TortoisePLink (for putty).

Should note that i've only tested this in a virtual network, and there
were a couple of little tricks to implement, especially if you're used
to just svn:// access...I plan to write a little howto once the above
mentioned issues are resolved.


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Received on Sat Jul 29 09:07:46 2006

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