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From "Chen, Peter" <Peter.C...@itg.com>
Subject [users@httpd] htpasswd on Apache 2.2
Date Wed, 17 Jun 2009 16:43:24 GMT
Hello,

 

So I set up my Apache server to authenticate using both file and ldap
authentication. 

 

I'm using an Apache server for Subversion. I create file accounts into
an already existing file in this manner:

 

htpasswd -m <auth-file> <username>

 

I then give it a password.

 

Next, I test the username with this command: 

 

svn info --username <username> <URL>/repo

 

Password for '<username>': 

svn: Server sent unexpected return value (401 Authorization Required) in
response to OPTIONS request

 

What is strange is that I follow the same procedure and it works for
some of the user names I've created and does not for others. I've
restarted the server as well. Do the lengths of the username and
password matter?

 

Suggestions? :-)

 

Thanks, 

 

Peter

 

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