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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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