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Re: svn+ssh authentication asks password 3 or more times

From: Rush Manbert <rush_at_manbert.com>
Date: Thu, 18 Jun 2009 07:50:52 -0700

On Jun 18, 2009, at 2:51 AM, A Hemaraj wrote:

> Hi,
> I have been using Subversion for quite some time now. Whenever I do
> svn checkout, svn update or svn diff using "svn+ssh" protocol, I
> need to enter my password three or more times even if I have entered
> my password correctly.
> Subversion Client version is 1.4.6
> Subversion Server version is 1.3.2
> Subversion server: svnserve
> Please let me know if this issue is been resolved in the newer
> version of the Subversion or is their any workaround to fix this
> issue in this version itself. Please let me know if you need any
> other information.

If you set up public key authentication for ssh you won't need
passwords at all.

Googling for "public key ssh" yields a lot of hits. Here's one:

Best regards,


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