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Re: Cannot get SVN 1.5 HTTPS server working...

From: Robert Dailey <rcdailey_at_gmail.com>
Date: Tue, 10 Jun 2008 08:34:12 -0500

On Tue, Jun 10, 2008 at 6:33 AM, Holger Stratmann <tigris_at_finch.de> wrote:
> Hi Robert,
> it's best to always do one step at a time :-)
> First step: install Apache, make sure it works
> Second step: Install Subversion in Apache, make sure it works!!!
> THIRD step: configure Apache for SSL, make sure it works
> FOURTH step: test subversion via SSL

Thanks, I might try this. I'm new with linux so it's going to take me
a very long time to figure out how to do this. I'm not sure how to
reverse my changes, though (how to remove SSL from HTTP).

> As far as I can tell from your post, you're trying everything at once.
> You can do that when you've done everything successfully a couple of times
> and know where to look for problems.
> From this post and your other question, it looks like you're not experienced
> with SVN+Apache yet, so I'd recommend smaller steps.
> Please let us know if the second step works, your problem does not look
> related to SSL at all...
> IF Subversion over HTTP (port 80) works and it's really a HTTPS-problem, you
> might have to configure Subversion in your "HTTPS"-(virtual)-host.
> Depending on your Apache configuration, the https-host-configuration can be
> independent from the http-host.
> A lot has changed in Apache 2.2 compared to Apache 2.0 - which version are
> you using?

I installed "apt-get install apache2", not sure if thats 2 or 2.2.
Which one should I be using for SVN 1.5?

> Cheers,
> Holger
> Robert Dailey wrote:
>> Hi,
>> First of all I'm running Ubuntu Server v8.04. My checkouts are being
>> tested on a separate machine on my LAN, which is running Windows XP.
>> I'm using SVN from the command line on my windows machine.
>> To begin setting up HTTP + SSL on my linux server for SVN, I read this
>> guide and followed it mostly exactly:
>> http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=51753
>> Because 'apache2-ssl-certificate' is missing on my ubuntu server box
>> (for unknown reasons), I did a search and found this:
>> https://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/apache2/+bug/77675/comments/47
>> On the step in the first link that requires that you run
>> 'apache2-ssl-certificate', I visited the second link above and
>> performed those steps as well. My SVN repository is at /svn_root
>> instead of where the location is in the first link's steps. A couple
>> of the steps in the second link conflicted with steps in the first
>> link, so I ignored the duplicate/redundant steps in link 1 as
>> necessary.
>> When I try to connect to the linux server after finishing the tutorial
>> from my windows machine on the LAN, I run this command:
>> svn ls https://server/svn/personal
>> 'server' here is the domain name of my server on the LAN, and
>> /personal is my repository at /svn_root/personal on my server.
>> Running the above command results in this:
>> svn: Could not open the requested SVN filesystem
>> Does anyone have any idea what could be causing this? Thanks for the
>> help in advance.

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