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

From: Nico Kadel-Garcia <nkadel_at_comcast.net>
Date: 2006-08-15 03:04:39 CEST

----- Original Message -----
From: "D.J. Heap" <djheap@gmail.com>
To: "James Hagstrom" <james.hagstrom@vistatsi.com>
Cc: <users@subversion.tigris.org>
Sent: Monday, August 14, 2006 8:24 PM
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?

And did you try turning off your firewall to the server for a few minutes?
Yoiur built-in or add-on firewall may not be appropriately ventilated to
allow this service.

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