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Re: subversion authetication

From: Ryan Schmidt <subversion-2007a_at_ryandesign.com>
Date: 2007-03-30 01:19:31 CEST

On Mar 29, 2007, at 10:09, Schelling Bernhard wrote:

> I installed subversion and managed it to configure basic
> authentication only with a htpasswd file.
> [...]
> AuthType Basic
> AuthName "Subversion repositories"
> AuthUserFile /etc/subversion/svn-auth-file
> AuthzSVNAccessFile /home/subversion/repos/conf/authz
> [...]
> Is it possible to configure authentication without using
> a htpasswd file just taking the passwd file from my project
> directory? How would an apache configuration look like in
> that case?

When serving your repository with Apache, Subversion supports all
authentication methods made available by Apache. If this passwd file
in your project directory is in htpasswd format, then clearly you can
tell Apache where this file is and everything works fine. But if your
passwd file is in some other format, then you will need to find an
Apache module that supports authentication against that kind of
passwd file. And that may be a question best asked on an Apache
mailing list or support forum.

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Received on Fri Mar 30 01:19:54 2007

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