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Re: What are the benefits of using LDAP to authenticate users to SVN

From: Andy Levy <andy.levy_at_gmail.com>
Date: 2007-06-14 14:56:01 CEST

On 6/14/07, Andreas Hasenack <andreas@mandriva.com.br> wrote:
> On Thu, Jun 14, 2007 at 06:14:46PM +0530, nikhil gupta wrote:
> > Hi Andy,
> >
> > Thanks for the reply...
> >
> > But the benefits that you mentioned can also be achieved using the
> > SSPI authentication, AFAIK. Are there any additional benefits that
> > LDAP provides over SSPI?
>
> LDAP is not just authentication: you can store groups there, for
> example, and use it as a source of authorizarion.

You mean one can use LDAP groups in conjunction w/ SVN's per-directory
authorization? Got a link? I need to figure out how to do exactly that
for our next big SVN rollout (whenever that happens).

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