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From Krzysztof Smiechowicz <>
Subject Re: Authentication problem with clients > 1.7.22
Date Thu, 28 Jul 2016 15:34:36 GMT
W dniu 28.07.2016 o 10:01, Stefan Sperling pisze:
> On Wed, Jul 27, 2016 at 06:56:46PM +0200, Krzysztof Smiechowicz wrote:
>> Hi All,
>> We are having problems accessing our svn server via https with client newer
>> than 1.7.22 - 1.8.16 and 1.9.3 to be specific. The problem is that the newer
>> clients come up with authentication request during svn checkout which after
>> entering correct password fails. The authentication comes at random moments
>> during checkout. The difference we could spot so far was that 1.7.22 was
>> using ra_neon and newer clients are using ra_serf for HTTPS.
> My guess is that you need to increase the MaxKeepAliveRequests setting
> in httpd.conf on the SVN server.
> Once the MaxKeepAliveRequests limit is reached the server closes the
> connection so the client opens a new one and authenticates again.
> Serf-based clients send a lot more requests than Neon-based clients.
> It seems the Neon-based clients do not trigger the limit in your
> situations, while Serf-based clients do.


Thank you for reply. We set this setting to 0 (unlimited), but the problem persists. Should
this be entered into 
Subversion bugtracker?

Best regards,

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