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Re: Authentication proxy for slave Subversion repos

From: Daniel Shahaf <d.s_at_daniel.shahaf.name>
Date: Wed, 29 May 2013 02:19:13 +0300

Philippe Andersson wrote on Tue, May 28, 2013 at 09:52:10 +0200:
> Hello list,
> We're starting to create slave Subversion repos for installation on
> remote sites. All of them will svnsync against a single central master
> at headquarters.
> Now the question: we would like all users on the remote sites to
> authenticate against the master (to avoid having replicating that info
> as well to the slave servers). The authentication on the master is
> handled through Apache.
> Is it possible to configure the slave servers to proxy the
> authentication requests against the master ?

It's certainly possible (e.g., if you use LDAP authentication you could
configure an LDAPAuthURL that points to HQ), but whoever has access to
the slave's httpd.conf will be able to disable/change those settings.
Received on 2013-05-29 01:19:56 CEST

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