[lug] setting subversion permissions with apache/mod_dav
hugh at math.byu.edu
Sun Jan 14 19:34:24 MST 2007
D. Stimits wrote:
> I'm working on a subversion repository on CentOS 4.4, and finally got
> past some of the SElinux problems. Now it is able to be read from over a
> web browser on https, and it properly asks for a user name and pass via
> basic auth (non-SSL can't reach that URL).
> Here's the oddball problem: Using a command line client, it allows total
> access without caring about user name/pass. It requires user name and
> pass only from a web browser, but not from the svn client. Here's the
> <Location /svn>
> Options Indexes MultiViews
> AllowOverride None
> Order deny,allow
> DAV svn
> SVNParentPath /var/www/svn
> AuthType Basic
> AuthName "Subversion Repository"
> AuthUserFile /etc/passwd-httpd
> AuthGroupFile /etc/group-httpd
> Require group devel
> Has anyone here ever set up an svn repository under apache mod_dav, to
> require a password? How did you get the svn client to prompt for user
> name and password? I even deleted all the temp files from
> ~/.subversion/auth/svn.ssl.server, and all working copies, so there is
> no chance of it having memorized a name and pass (and in fact the user
> name I'm using on the remote machine is different than the name on the
> server). If I can block access to anyone not having a proper login
> name/pass, it'll be ready for use (at the moment IP tables blocks all IP
> addresses except for mine).
> D. Stimits, stimits AT comcast DOT net
Tired of me yet? The solution seems to be, add "Deny from all" below
your "Order deny, allow"
Alternatively, you can remove the "Order deny,allow"
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