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Re: Subversion Client connection problem

From: Ryan Schmidt <subversion-2006c_at_ryandesign.com>
Date: 2006-08-18 01:50:18 CEST

On Aug 17, 2006, at 22:55, Britt, Eli T wrote:

>>> I have set up Subversion on a small business network between two
>>> laptops running XP Pro. When I try to access the repository from
>>> using TortoiseSVN from a remote machine on this network, I get the
>>> error message" Error * Can't connect to host '': No connection
>>> could be made because the target machine actively refused it.".
>> [snip]
>>> I can access the repository without any problem on the machine it
>>> resides on.
>> How is the repository being served? You mentioned svnserve.conf, so
>> presumably you're using svnserve?
>> What is the URL of the repository?
>> svnserve is presumably actually running on the server?
>> Is there a firewall on the server that's blocking access to the other
>> client? You would have to configure it to let traffic through on the
>> svnserve port.
> No firewall on any of the boxes in my 3 box network. This network
> is for
> evaluation purposes only.
> Svnserve.exe is running on the server box in daemon mode.
> The repository url is svn:///

Ah, we may have something: You need two slashes, not three: svn:// With three slashes I get the error message
"svn: Unknown hostname ''" from the command-line client, which sounds
similar to what you're getting in TortoiseSVN.

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