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Re: Limiting access to a particular repository subdirectory

From: Craig Pendleton <craig.pendleton_at_healthlanguage.com>
Date: Tue, 13 Oct 2009 10:55:09 -0600

All,

Thank you the suggestions on this issue. For those with a similar setup,
we ended up using path-based authorization in conjunction with Jeremy
Whitlock's LDAP Authz script (http://www.thoughtspark.org/node/26), which is
working perfectly.

Craig

On 10/12/09 10:17 PM, "Srilakshmanan, Lakshman"
<lakshman.srilakshmanan_at_police.vic.gov.au> wrote:

> Hi Craig,
>
> The only other method I can think of is to use a pre-commit hook.
>
> Hope this helps.
>
> Thanks
> Lakshman
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Andrey Repin [mailto:anrdaemon_at_freemail.ru]
> Sent: Tuesday, 13 October 2009 1:12 PM
> To: Craig Pendleton; users_at_subversion.tigris.org
> Subject: Re: Limiting access to a particular repository subdirectory
>
> Greetings, Craig Pendleton!
>
>>>> We are currently running Subversion 1.4 through Apache 2.2,
> authenticating
>>>> our users via LDAP and a ?Require valid-user? parameter. This has
> been
>>>> working fine for us. We are bringing in a third party who will
> only be
>>>> working several levels deep in the repository and would like to
> restrict
>>>> their access to these subdirectories only. We would like to use
> LDAP
>>>> groups to accomplish this. Basically what we are looking for is
> the
>>>> following:
>>>>
>>>> /repository/foo (read, write by A, B LDAP groups; no read or
> write for C
>>>> group )
>>>> /repository/foo/bar (read, write by A, B, C LDAP groups)
>>>>
>>>> I?ve tried multiple <Location> directives (with different ?Require
>>>> ldap-filter? parameters) into different parts of the same
>>>> repository, with no success. ?Require ldap-group? will not work for
>
>>>> us as it seems to only accept one group as argument.
>>>>
>>>> Is this possible? If so, can someone point me in the right
> direction?
>>>> Thank you in advance.
>
>>> Have you considered Path-Based Authorization
>>>
>>> http://svnbook.red-bean.com/en/1.4/svn.serverconfig.pathbasedauthz.ht
>>> ml
>
>> Hi Lakshman,
>
>> Thank you for the suggestion and the quick reply. Path-based
> authorization
>> would be ideal, but my understanding is that this requires a flat file
>
>> containing path, user and/or group details and cannot query group
> membership
>> from LDAP. Can path-based authorization leverage LDAP groups? I
> didn?t
>> find any documentation indicating that it can, so I?m looking for
>> alternatives.
>
>> Suggestions greatly appreciated.
>

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