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From Lieven Govaerts <>
Subject Re: Should missing smart card support not be added in the release notes?
Date Tue, 04 Jun 2013 11:19:46 GMT
On Tue, Jun 4, 2013 at 12:55 PM, Ivan Zhakov <> wrote:
> On Tue, Jun 4, 2013 at 2:51 PM, Lieven Govaerts <> wrote:
>> Hi,
>> see subject. Serf and ra_serf don't have smart card support at this
>> moment, unlike neon.
>> I'd expected this to be mentioned in the release notes for 1.8.0 as
>> this is not new information (at least I hope so), but I can't find
>> anything about it.
> Serf doesn't support smart cards for SSL based authentication, but
> SPNego (Kerberos/NTLM) smart authentication works fine.

Ah, didn't know that. So you use your smart card to log in to Windows
and/or to the domain, which then enables single sign-on to a
Kerberos-enabled svn server right?

In such a scenario, would you make the SSL layer additionally request
a valid client certificate?


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