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Re: have any one tried SSPI with Subversion 1.5 ?

From: vishwajeet singh <dextrous85_at_gmail.com>
Date: Fri, 29 Aug 2008 21:55:18 +0530

Question is not about safe or unsafe; I just want to know why
functionality which was there previously is removed.

On 8/29/08, Alec Kloss <alec.kloss_at_oracle.com> wrote:
> On 2008-08-29 15:46, vishwajeet singh wrote:
>> http://tortoisesvn.net/docs/release/TortoiseSVN_en/tsvn-serversetup.html#tsvn-serversetup-apache-5
>> This document says that you can have sspi authentication with SSL
>> connections only.
>> Can any one confirm this??
>> I am presently using 1.4.6 and using sspi authentication which is working
>> fine both for ssl and non ssl connections.
> You're probably really asking about Negotiate/SPNEGO with Neon
> linked against Microsoft's SSPI library. As I recall, it's
> considered unsafe to use Negotiate/SPNEGO without SSL as it's
> lacking either mutual authentication or man-in-the-middle
> protection. Neon therefore won't do Negotiate unless you are also
> doing SSL. I just confirmed this with Tortoise 1.5.2 and a
> pre-built command line svn 1.5.1 client.
> --
> Alec.Kloss_at_oracle.com Oracle Middleware
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