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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

Hi,

 

I'm using Collabnet's Subversion 1.6.1

 

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

 

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

 

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.

 

Thanks,

 

Peter

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