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Re: New to subversion

From: Rainer Sokoll <R.Sokoll_at_intershop.de>
Date: 2007-08-06 15:28:35 CEST

On Mon, Aug 06, 2007 at 08:02:53AM -0500, Les Mikesell wrote:
> Gaurav Arora wrote:
> > Yeah, the port is open, atleast according to the firewall rules. The IP is
> > also accessible since there is a web server running on the machine and the
> > web server is accessible.
> A quick test for basic connectivity from the client side is:
> telnet server_name_or_address port_number
> For svnserve the port number would be 3690.
> If you get something like "connection denied" or "connection refused" then
> there is a firewall blocking the port or the server isn't actually listening
> on that port.

More and more brain-dead firewall setups just DROP incoming connections,
instead of sending either TCP RST or ICMP <something>.
So, if the telnet times out, this does not necessarily mean thet there
is no blocking firewall in between.


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