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Re: Tortoise SVN unable to authenticate password

From: Stephen Flowers <sflowers1_at_gmail.com>
Date: Thu, 26 Apr 2012 12:26:53 +0100

Hello Mark,

I did indeed have the "" character in my new password, removing this
has solved the problem and I can now acces the SVN repository again.
Many thanks for your very prompt help!


On 26/04/2012 12:02, Cooke, Mark wrote:
>> -----Original Message-----
>> From: Stephen Flowers [mailto:sflowers1_at_gmail.com]
>> Sent: 26 April 2012 11:56
>> To: users_at_subversion.apache.org
>> Subject: Tortoise SVN unable to authenticate password
>> Ever since I changed my password Tortoise SVN will not authenticate.
>> Even though I can browse the repository through a web browser
>> with the
>> new password fine, TSVN will not authenticate it. We use the "free"
>> version of Visual SVN server and TSVN 1.7.6. SVN Server is accessed
>> through https.
>> I tried a re-install of TSVN. I tried clearing the stored password
>> cache with no luck. Other users dont seem to have a problem
>> logging in on my machine, but I cannot log in on anyone elses.
>> Any idea?
> Hello,
> I have had a recent thread about such a problem (stretching back over the last year):-
> http://subversion.markmail.org/thread/q57ffzbhrdv6ydhp
> My problem seems to be related to specific characters in the password being mangled by subversion when being passed to the server that the browser manages to pass fine. So far I have positively identified the `` character as an issue. Could this be your problem? Can you change your password to something as ASCII as possible and try again?
> Hope this helps,
> ~ mark c
Received on 2012-04-26 13:27:37 CEST

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