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Re: Auth with SingleSignOn - Siteminder - Subversion-TortoiseSVN

From: Greg Thomas <thomasgd_at_omc.bt.co.uk>
Date: 2007-09-28 17:45:47 CEST

On Fri, 28 Sep 2007 08:22:19 -0700 (PDT), jonnybiz
<jhildebrandt@gmail.com> wrote:

>Does TortoiseSVN and Subversion client work with a web server single sign-on
>products such as SiteMinder?
>It appears that Subversion does not handle this, resulting in the user to
>being prompted for user name and password on every action that is
>done.....rendering the product nearly unusable.

Not sure why this would be the case - svn is fully capable of
remembering passwords in a secure manner across invocations -
regardless of the mechanism used to present the standard basic
authentication challenge at the back end. And presumably SM must be
presenting a BA challenge for a logon to succeed.


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