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Re: Adding some security

From: Andy Levy <andy.levy_at_gmail.com>
Date: 2006-12-06 12:48:14 CET

On 12/6/06, Rob Brenart <svn@oculardata.com> wrote:
> Andy Levy wrote:
> > On 12/5/06, Rob Brenart <svn@oculardata.com> wrote:
> >> Right now I have one repository I use, svn/src/ where I put all my
> >> different projects.
> >>
> >> I've recently started working with some outside contractors, and
> >> obviously want to give them access to the code they need. However, I
> >> don't want them to be able to download all of my source. At the least I
> >> don't want them to be able to modify it all.
> >>
> >> I'm using https for my access method.
> >>
> >> Basically, when I want to add a new user, I just run the htpasswd2 -m
> >> /path/to/.dav_svn.password username
> >>
> >> and give them a password, and they're in.
> >>
> >> So I have no idea where I'd go to limit things... advice?
> >
> > See
> > http://svnbook.red-bean.com/nightly/en/svn.serverconfig.httpd.html#svn.serverconfig.httpd.authz.perdir
> >
> >
> Thanks, I read through that... and I get it all... turns out I was
> already using the right apache modules (I had set this up awhile ago and
> just had no recollection of setting those up, in part because it was so
> long ago and in part because Debian helped a lot)
> Anyway... I even understand the access files which I need to create,
> which is really the crux of the whole thing. But what I'm not seeing is
> where to put these files or what to call them. May seem trivial, and I'm
> sure it is... but I can't seem to find it in the docs.

Put 'em anywhere you like, named anything you like. Just so long as
Apache can access them, and other users who you don't want messing
with your security can't.

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