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Re: Security features, path based authorization in subversion

From: vinay i <vinay.indresh_at_gmail.com>
Date: Fri, 22 Aug 2008 14:05:08 +0530

Hi Vishwajeet
What you say makes sense. We don't have separate servers to host the
repository. All users and the repository are on the same machine. Now in
this case can't we configure to restrict access to some paths for a group of


On Fri, Aug 22, 2008 at 1:23 PM, vishwajeet singh <dextrous85_at_gmail.com>wrote:

> Does that really make any sense; if user is logged on server he has access
> to all the resources of server.
> you can set authorization file:/// protocol and why would you like to that
> sounds strange to me. Authentication realm implementation for client server
> model only; why would you like to authenticate a user who is already logged
> in server with his user name and password.
> On Fri, Aug 22, 2008 at 1:00 PM, vinay i <vinay.indresh_at_gmail.com> wrote:
>> Hi
>> I tired using svnserve and apache for security features and path based
>> authorization. But when a user has access to the server (login to the
>> server) all these authorization fails. He can access any path within the
>> repository by file:/// access. Does this mean these server configurations
>> are useful only when the repository is accessed from a client host? Is there
>> no option available which can configure path based access within the server
>> where both repository resides and the user is logged in.
>> Thanks
>> Vinay
> --
> Cheers,
> Vishwajeet
> http://www.singhvishwajeet.com
Received on 2008-08-22 10:35:31 CEST

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