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Re: svn AD authentication

From: Pavel Lyalyakin <pavel.lyalyakin_at_visualsvn.com>
Date: Fri, 24 May 2013 19:43:31 +0400

Hello Thomas,

> most users use tortoisesvn. What are the drawbacks of NTLM, SSPI, for Tortoisesvn users? I read some articles about 401 errors etc...

What articles do you refer to? Generally speaking, using
NTLM/Negotiate over SSPI is harmless and does not lead to issues with

> Also, I do not have the AD under control and it would not be easy for me to ask for changes in the AD. Btw. we are using the free version of Visualsvn and I hope to be able to test 1.8rc2 soon.

VisualSVN Server's Integrated Windows Authentication does not require
you to customize or adjust Active Directory settings. Some AD
user/group management can be required to setup authorization rules though.

BTW we've just released VisualSVN Server 2.6.0-RC1, release candidate
built against Subversion 1.8-RC2. It's a good occasion to test SVN 1.8
as well as new features of VisualSVN Server 2.6. We hope you'll like
it! :)

You can download and check the VisualSVN Server 2.6-RC1 changes at

Thank you!

With best regards,
Pavel Lyalyakin
VisualSVN Team
Received on 2013-05-24 17:44:45 CEST

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