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

From: Stefan Küng <tortoisesvn_at_gmail.com>
Date: Wed, 05 Aug 2009 19:38:08 +0200

On 05.08.2009 19:35, Ryan Schmidt wrote:
> On Aug 5, 2009, at 08:38, Stefan Küng wrote:
>> On 05.08.2009 15:21, Poonam Ahuja wrote:
>>> 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.
> It is? The passage Poonam Ahuja quoted doesn't say anything like that.
> Does the book need to be updated then?

At least if you're using neon, then yes: NTLM is tried first.

But you can configure whether it is used at all in the 'servers' file,
using the parameter

http-auth-types = basic;digest;negotiate

and removing the 'negotiate' part.


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