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Re: How to authenticate Subversion with SASL2 + LDAP

From: Pablo Manuel Rizzo <info_at_pablorizzo.com>
Date: Thu, 11 Jun 2009 11:15:27 -0300

On Thu, Jun 11, 2009 at 11:03, Stefan Sperling <stsp_at_elego.de> wrote:

> On Thu, Jun 11, 2009 at 10:43:13AM -0300, Pablo Manuel Rizzo wrote:
> > Hey Andrey, first you say it's not possible, now you say it's all
> there.
> > Is something wrong with you?
>
> I'd say he just didn't know that SASL auth was added to svnserve.
> It's a new feature.
>
> > Does anybody know how to use sasl to authenticate subversion with
> ldap?
>
> The book suggests that you read the SASL documentation to
> find out how to configure a given authentication scheme.
> Have you read this part of the svnbook?
>
> I quote
> http://svnbook.red-bean.com/nightly/en/svn.serverconfig.svnserve.html#svn.serverconfig.svnserve.sasl
>
> Because SASL provides so many different kinds of authentication
> mechanisms, it
> would be foolish (and far beyond the scope of this book) to try to
> describe
> every possible server-side configuration. Instead, we recommend that you
> read
> the documentation supplied in the doc/ subdirectory of the SASL source
> code. It
> goes into great detail about every mechanism and how to configure the
> server
> appropriately for each.
>
> Have you tried that?
>

Yes, sasl documentation is quite poor, there are no quick tips or how tos. I
see many people in this list and many others and forums is looking for a
quick how-to too. If someone in this list was able to make it work and is
willing to share how, it would be very nice and usefull to publish this
information somewhere.

-- 
Pablo Manuel Rizzo
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