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Re: --username and --password ignored with NTLM authentication?

From: Stefan Küng <tortoisesvn_at_gmail.com>
Date: Wed, 05 Aug 2009 16:16:28 +0200

On 05.08.2009 16:09, Andrey Repin wrote:
> Greetings, Stefan Kung!
>>> Yes, the subversion book states that username passed as --username takes
>>> precedence over the username stored in the auth area (provided the
>>> client is challenged for authentication details). However, if the
>>> credentials provided using --username are invalid, it then tries to use
>>> the ones from the auth directory.
>> [snip]
>> Yes, but the NTLM authentication is the first that's used. And that
>> authentication never asks for credentials but only either succeeds or
>> fails, so the --username is never used.
> try --no-auth-cache
> ?

Wouldn't work. NTLM doesn't need an auth cache because it uses the
windows logon credentials to authenticate.


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