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Subversion Apache server file authentication

From: Peter Chen <peter.chen_at_itg.com>
Date: Fri, 12 Jun 2009 14:14:18 -0400



I'm using Collabnet's Subversion 1.6.1


So I set up my Apache server to authenticate using both file and ldap


I created some usernames as specified in the subversion book in this


htpasswd -m <auth-file> <username>


I then give it a password.


Next, I test the username with this command:


svn info --username <username> <URL>/repo


Password for '<username>':

svn: Server sent unexpected return value (401 Authorization Required) in
response to OPTIONS request


What is strange is that I follow the same procedure and it works for
some of the user names I've created and does not for others. I've
restarted the server as well.





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