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RE: can't connect to svnserver -> Error ...target machine actively refused it.

From: James Hagstrom <james.hagstrom_at_vistatsi.com>
Date: 2006-08-15 02:54:22 CEST

I'm just running TSVN on the client. Should I run this on the server?
What are the benefits?

I changed "localhost" to the IP address on the server and it says no
repository found.

The command that I run on the server is just the .exe file w/ no
parameters. I thought it had to have at least -d but it keeps running.

Thanks again...seem to be getting somewhere.

-----Original Message-----
From: D.J. Heap [mailto:djheap@gmail.com]
Sent: Monday, August 14, 2006 8:25 PM
To: James Hagstrom
Cc: users@subversion.tigris.org
Subject: Re: can't connect to svnserver -> Error ...target machine
actively refused it.

On 8/14/06, James Hagstrom <james.hagstrom@vistatsi.com> wrote:
> I installed svnserve as a service on the server. It is version 1.3.2.
> It is not working for anyone.
> Yes svnserve.exe is running in the TaskManager.
> I am using this: svn://localhost/svnrepositories/server or variations
> of this.
> I'm using TortiseSVN 1.3.5 build 6804
> When I try to browse to this repository I get this message:
> "Error*Can't connect to host 'localhost': No connection could be made
> because the target machine actively refused it."
> Thanks for the help and your time. I don't know much about server
> side apps so any help is much appreciated.
> Jim

Are you running TSVN on the server itself or on a client? If you are
running TSVN on a client then the 'localhost' in the url needs to be
changed to the name or ip address of the server.

What is the commandline you are using to start svnserve.exe? (Admin
Tools -> Services -> Properties of the service, General tab, Path to
Executable edit box) Presumably you are passing the -r parameter and it
is pointing to the parent folder of the repositories you want to serve?


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