RE: svnserve authenticating against Windows domain credentials
From: Harvey, Edward <Edward.Harvey_at_patni.com>
Date: Fri, 2 May 2008 08:04:48 -0400
You should be using Kerberos. It's not supported till 1.5 is released, which could be any time now.
Until then, svnserve can only do plain-text local files for passwords. But apache can do Kerberos/ldap/whatever.
From: Scott Palmer [mailto:Scott_at_digital-rapids.com]
I've been swearing for the last few hours at the horrendous documentation for SASL and how to use it with svnserve.
I want our users to provide their windows domain login credentials to access subversion via svn://
So far I know to put this:
in my svnserve.conf file.
Then it seems I need a subversion.conf file somewhere.. I think on a standard windows install of the subversion server components this is supposed to go beside the SASL DLLs e.g. beside libsasl.dll, svnserve.exe, etc.
But I havent' the foggiest idea what should go in the SASL config file (subversion.conf). The SASL documentation is useless. Lots of charts about what can go on the left side of the =, but basically zero information about what you might want to put on the right side of the "=".
Am I out to lunch thinking that this would be the most sought after method for using svn:// in a Windows environment?
I don't want to use Apache since I'm not interested in bloating my source control system with a web server and dealing with the configuration of it as well.
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