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Re: SSL encryption

From: Larry Shatzer <fugazi_at_zyx.net>
Date: Wed, 12 Aug 2009 14:26:44 -0600

On Wed, Aug 12, 2009 at 2:16 PM, Andrey Repin<anrdaemon_at_freemail.ru> wrote:
> Greetings, Patricia A Moss!
>> I would like to know if SSL encryption is supported with Subversion, for
>> remote access using LDAP. If so, how would I go about configuring that?
> It seems you are messing things together.
> Subversion, yes, can use SSL (which one of them?) encryption just as good as
> any regular browser, no difference, no caveats.
> But how do you want to access SVN repository using LDAP?
> Or what really you want to do with this stuff?
> Please explain your question.

I think the question is asking about how to authenticate against LDAP
using LDAPS (LDAP + SSL). The answer is not Subversion specific, since
you are not using Subversion to do the authentication (if you are
using Apache). You are using a module by a third party (be it Apache,
or another vendor). Your question might be better suited to another
mailing list dedicated to apache configuration.

Have you tried to use a LDAPS url (with correct port) and the SSL cert
on your LDAP server in your trusted keystore on the Subversion
machine? I've only done a bit of LDAP and LDAPS, so my knowledge is

-- Larry


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