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From Ron Wheeler <>
Subject Re: Can't specify distributionManagement in settings.xml
Date Wed, 06 Oct 2010 19:37:31 GMT
  On 06/10/2010 3:14 PM, Phillip Hellewell wrote:
> On Wed, Oct 6, 2010 at 12:42 PM, Siegmann Daniel, NY
> <>  wrote:
>> Phillip,
>> Nexus supports deployment via HTTP. Probably other repo managers do too.
> Yeah, I just figured that out.  But I'm still getting a 401 error
> because I haven't set my credentials yet.   I haven't figured out yet
> if it is Tomcat or Nexus that is supposed to specify how
> authentication works.
>> Using Maven in a corporate setting without having a repository manager
>> is like working in a team without a version control system. You could do
>> it but you're going to suffer.
> No worries.  I've already got Nexus installed (just dropped the WAR
> into Tomcat; almost too easy).  I just haven't played with it enough
> yet to make sure it can do everything I need it to (like copy
> artifacts between repositories).
Should never need to do this.
> Also, nothing changes the fact that<distributionManagement>  can only
> specify two types of repositories.  So to keep things easy I think
> from a deployment perspective I should only worry about two
> repositories (snapshot and release).
That is a good start.

You do have version numbers. Can use RC and Mn in your release version 
to show staging status.

> Lastly, I have not found out yet if Nexus or any other repo manager
> out there supports SPNEGO.  I may not need any security for
> downloading, but for upload/deploy it's an absolute necessity to
> restrict it to specific domain users.  One potential solution I'm
> hoping will work is to use Nexus only for download, and for deployment
> bypass Nexus and deploy to the snapshot or release folder directly
> using the file:// protocol with a UNC path.
Try the Nexus forum. Good guys there as well.

> Phillip
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