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Re: Disable Keep Alives and/or Pipelining?

From: <subversion_at_kyleechols.com>
Date: Mon, 9 Mar 2020 08:35:59 -0500

Thanks Mark, the Proxy supports it but our Proxy team disables it and
prefers it not be enabled. I have been pushing to get KeepAlives enabled
and been met with some hesitation, I'm hoping with your answer I'll be
able to push them to either enable KeepAlives or remove the Reverse
Proxy requirement for this use case.

On 3/9/20 8:23 AM, Mark Phippard wrote:
> On Mon, Mar 9, 2020 at 9:18 AM Kyle Echols <subversion_at_kyleechols.com
> <mailto:subversion_at_kyleechols.com>> wrote:
> We run through a reverse proxy for SVN access and that proxy has
> KeepAlives disabled, as a result, I've been asked if it's possible
> to disable KeepAlives and/or HTTP Pipelining in the subversion
> client?
> For some background, we are getting SSL errors when trying to
> checkout / update that don't occur going to the server direct
> (bypassing the proxy) and all we see in the reverse proxy (Apache
> HTTPd under the covers) logs are:
>     "insecure re-negotiation required, but a pipelined request is
> present; keep alive disabled"
> TortoiseSVN returns:
>     Error running context: An error occurred during SSL communication
> The SVN Server (CollabNET) -
>     Reports a broken pipe, with a "HINT: Stop button pressed in
> browser?" type message
> I have always been under the impression the client and server just
> negotiate the availability of KeepAlive and manage with our without
> it. That said, since SVN 1.7 the client has needed KeepAlive enabled
> for performance to be decent:
> http://subversion.apache.org/docs/release-notes/1.7.html#serf
> You should get a proxy that supports it
> --
> Thanks
> Mark Phippard
> http://markphip.blogspot.com/
Received on 2020-03-09 14:36:07 CET

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