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Re: Seeking help for "E000054: Error retrieving REPORT: Connection reset by peer"

From: Branko Čibej <brane_at_wandisco.com>
Date: Thu, 09 Jan 2014 20:19:17 +0100

On 09.01.2014 17:09, Mojca Miklavec wrote:
> I'm unable to reproduce the faulty behaviour if I do a checkout from
> the same network where the server is located, no matter what I try
> (upgrading SVN client doesn't "help" triggering the error). Philip
> also said that he had no problem doing a checkout with client version
> 1.8.5 or 1.7.

This confirms my suspicion that the error is triggered by some part of
the network infrastructure between your server and the outside world.
That's why I asked if there is a load-balancer involved. It could also
be caused by some kind of transparent proxy, or even a packet analyzer.
I doubt that your server is open to the world without some kind of
security measures in place.

To be clear, I'm not saying that any of these things are configured
incorrectly; only that they may be interacting with Subversion in a way
that we don't handle well. One of the major differences between 1.7
(which works) and 1.8 (which fails) is that we try to work around issues
with non-standard behaviour of certain "transparent" (sic) proxies; and
we can't claim to have covered all the possibilities.

I can't see a way to figure out what's going on without help from your
network admins; we need some insight into why the connection is being
reset on the server side, and analyzing the TCP stream on the client
can't tell us that.

BTW, if you think it'd help to try a live debugging session, I'm only
about an hour's drive away from IJS.

-- Brane

Branko Čibej | Director of Subversion
WANdisco // Non-Stop Data
e. brane_at_wandisco.com
Received on 2014-01-09 20:20:11 CET

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