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Re: svn authentication

From: Jim Weir <javawaba_at_hotmail.com>
Date: 2006-08-30 20:27:18 CEST

>From: Mark Phippard <markp@softlanding.com>
>To: "Jim Weir" <javawaba@hotmail.com>
>CC: users@subversion.tigris.org
>Subject: Re: svn authentication
>Date: Wed, 30 Aug 2006 14:17:01 -0400
>"Jim Weir" <javawaba@hotmail.com> wrote on 08/30/2006 02:11:48 PM:
> > Perfect,
> >
> > ...now if I want to get rid of 'root' all I need to do is add a liniux
> > user/group and add it to the passwd file? Is that right?
> >
> > [users]
> > svn = svnpassword
>The usernames in this file have no relationship to the OS or any other
>authentication system. You also cannot reference groups.
>Basically, you just add usernames and password for the users that need to
>use the product.

Is this password being sent plain text?
What is the best way to secure access? SSH?

(there's another thread going on starting svn as non-root but it you wanted
to outline the pros/cons it would be more than welcome)


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