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From: Stephen Connolly <stephen.alan.connolly_at_gmail.com>
Date: Wed, 18 Mar 2009 19:12:15 +0000

2009/3/18 Jeremy Whitlock <jcscoobyrs_at_gmail.com>

> > I heard using LDAP authentication slows down SVN Server, is it the case.
> Well, there is some extra overhead of course so slow downs should be a
> given. I mean, there is the network communication from the Subversion
> server to the directory server, there is the binding to the directory
> server and then there is the query required to authenticate the user.

That is why I went for the saslauthd route as it will cache the
authentication so that if you're commmitting all day you don't get the

> It is unavoidable but in most cases, it's better than tolerable.
> > If there are no issues with SVN + LDAP can you please point me to
> > documentation on best method of making this happen.
> > I googled and then got a ton of different links each with different
> methods.
> Doesn't get much easier than this:
> http://blogs.open.collab.net/svn/2009/03/subversion-with-apache-and-ldap-updated.html

Or there's my blog on svn + saslauthd + active directory (running svn on


> > I have SVN on windows server.
> Sorry to hear that. With this being the case, I'm sure you're
> connecting to Active Directory. Make sure to read the part about
> using a Global Catalog.

Sorry to hear that also ;-)

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> Take care,
> Jeremy Whitlock
> http://www.thoughtspark.org
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