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Subversion Apache server file authentication error

From: Shrinivasan <tshrinivasan_at_gmail.com>
Date: Fri, 19 Jun 2009 01:32:20 +0530


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 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.

How to proceed now?


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Received on 2009-06-18 22:03:16 CEST

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