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Re: Can I authenticate to Subversion using ssh?

From: David Aldrich <david.aldrich.ntml_at_gmail.com>
Date: Tue, 19 Jan 2021 17:56:20 +0000

Hi Mark

Thanks for your reply - that's very helpful.

Best regards

On Tue, Jan 19, 2021 at 5:45 PM Mark Phippard <markphip_at_gmail.com> wrote:

> On Tue, Jan 19, 2021 at 12:39 PM David Aldrich <
> david.aldrich.ntml_at_gmail.com> wrote:
>> Hi Daniel
>> Thanks for your reply. I've had a look at the Subversion book and done
>> some Googling. It isn't easy to know how to configure svn on the server for
>> ssh.
>> We use the Collabnet Edge distribution of Subversion, which we believe only
>> supports http/https - not svnserve.
> Correct. SVN Edge does not support svnserve or SSH. That said, I
> believe the svnserve binary is included. So if you want to use it, then it
> would be up to you to configure everything for it. Might be easier to just
> look for another way to inject a secret into your script. I think, as an
> example, there are Jenkins plugins that can take a secure Jenkins
> credential and set them as environment variable for the job. So your script
> could get the password from an environment variable.
> As with everything Jenkins there is probably more than one way to do this,
> but here is one I have used:
> https://plugins.jenkins.io/credentials-binding/
> Mark
Received on 2021-01-19 18:56:36 CET

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