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Re: how can I change my password by SVN client?

From: Les Mikesell <lesmikesell_at_gmail.com>
Date: Mon, 07 Sep 2009 11:02:02 -0500

Nico Kadel-Garcia wrote:
> On Sun, Sep 6, 2009 at 12:19 PM, Les Mikesell <lesmikesell_at_gmail.com> wrote:
>> Nico Kadel-Garcia wrote:
>>>> * Have you ever tried to teach a newbie (possibly quite talented, but
>>> nevertheless a newbie) to configure customized Kerberos setups? I
>>> have. It wasn't pretty.
>> Are there similar issues using https and a client certificate requirement?
> The last time I tried that sort of thing, there was effort, but it
> wasn't as bad. Organizing the server side to manage the sertificates
> and synchronize access for each client to the same repository but with
> a different key was...... fascinating. I basically wrote a little
> script to survey the key list and genarate alias configurations for
> each user with a different URL to the same material. Workable, but it
> wouldn't necessarily scale well.

Can't you configure apache to trust a certificate authority, not individual
certificates, and then use something like tinyca to generate (and revoke if
necessary) the certificates? You still need passwords, but they are
ssl-encrypted on the wire and you can't get in without both the password and

   Les Mikesell
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