Repository settings problem

Dear All,

we try to configure a SVN repo to our Fisheye. The test connection fails everytime however:

1. The repo URL, user/pass are correct - we tested it via web browser

2. The same URL host is set to a different repo in our Fisheye and it's running so there is no firewall or proxy issue here

We have no idea what is it behind the problem...:(

The URL is: http://xxx.xxx.xxx.xx/svn/xxx

How can we set it?

Can you please help?

Thanks, in advance,

Rumi

6 answers

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Subversion is refusing permission to access the repo. You should check the following:

  1. You have configured a username and password for the repository in the repository configuration
  2. The operating system user that is running FishEye does not have any cached Subversion credentials. Look in .subversion/auth.

hi Conor,

for the repository there are user/pw configured - if this is what you mena in point 1.

For the 2nd point: there is an "svn.ssl.server" folder under the .subversion/auth folder. What should we check here?

Thanks in advance for help!

Tamas

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Hi Rumi,

Please at least give us the test connection failure message so that we can check on it.

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Unable to get info for the repository root for XXX
svn: E170001: OPTIONS of '/svn/XXX': 403 Forbidden (http://xxxx.xxx.xxx.xxx.xx)
at
org.tmatesoft.svn.core.internal.wc.SVNErrorManager.error(SVNErrorManager.java:62)
at org.tmatesoft.svn.core.internal.wc.SVNErrorManager.error(SVNErrorManager.java:51)
at org.tmatesoft.svn.core.internal.io.dav.http.HTTPConnection.request(HTTPConnection.java:731)
at org.tmatesoft.svn.core.internal.io.dav.http.HTTPConnection.request(HTTPConnection.java:362)
at org.tmatesoft.svn.core.internal.io.dav.http.HTTPConnection.request(HTTPConnection.java:350)

Unable to get Repository Root URL for XXX:http://xxxx.xxx.xxx.xxx.xx/

Exception getting FishEye access control
svn: E170001: PROPFIND of '/svn/xxx': 403 Forbidden (http://xxxx.xxx.bud.xxx.xx)
at
org.tmatesoft.svn.core.internal.wc.SVNErrorManager.error(SVNErrorManager.java:62)
at org.tmatesoft.svn.core.internal.wc.SVNErrorManager.error(SVNErrorManager.java:51)
at org.tmatesoft.svn.core.internal.io.dav.http.HTTPConnection.request(HTTPConnection.java:731)
at org.tmatesoft.svn.core.internal.io.dav.http.HTTPConnection.request(HTTPConnection.java:362)
at org.tmatesoft.svn.core.internal.io.dav.http.HTTPConnection.request(HTTPConnection.java:350)

Error testing connection.
svn: E170001: PROPFIND of '/svn/xxx': 403 Forbidden (http://xxxx.xxx.bud.xxx.xx)
at
org.tmatesoft.svn.core.internal.wc.SVNErrorManager.error(SVNErrorManager.java:62)
at org.tmatesoft.svn.core.internal.wc.SVNErrorManager.error(SVNErrorManager.java:51)
at org.tmatesoft.svn.core.internal.io.dav.http.HTTPConnection.request(HTTPConnection.java:731)
at org.tmatesoft.svn.core.internal.io.dav.http.HTTPConnection.request(HTTPConnection.java:362)
at org.tmatesoft.svn.core.internal.io.dav.http.HTTPConnection.request(HTTPConnection.java:350)

Connection failed.

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Hi Guys,

Kindly provide the solution for this. I am getting the same error while changing the svn repository password in fisheye.

Unable to get info for the repository root for Luxor
svn: E170001: OPTIONS of '/svn/xxx/xxx/cache/aaa': 403 Forbidden (https://subversion.apps.com)<br< a="">>at org.tmatesoft.svn.core.internal.wc.SVNErrorManager.error(SVNErrorManager.java:62)
at org.tmatesoft.svn.core.internal.wc.SVNErrorManager.error(SVNErrorManager.java:51)
at org.tmatesoft.svn.core.internal.io.dav.http.HTTPConnection.request(HTTPConnection.java:731)
at org.tmatesoft.svn.core.internal.io.dav.http.HTTPConnection.request(HTTPConnection.java:362)
at org.tmatesoft.svn.core.internal.io.dav.http.HTTPConnection.request(HTTPConnection.java:350)

Unable to g...


https://subversion.apps.com)<br< a="">>at org.tmatesoft.svn.core.internal.wc.SVNErrorManager.error(SVNErrorManager.java:62)
at org.tmatesoft.svn.core.internal.wc.SVNErrorManager.error(SVNErrorManager.java:51)
at org.tmatesoft.svn.core.internal.io.dav.http.HTTPConnection.request(HTTPConnection.java:731)
at org.tmatesoft.svn.core.internal.io.dav.http.HTTPConnection.request(HTTPConnection.java:362)
at org.tmatesoft.svn.core.internal.io.dav.http.HTTPConnection.request(HTTPConnection.java:350)

Error testi...
https://subversion.apps.com)<br< a="">>at org.tmatesoft.svn.core.internal.wc.SVNErrorManager.error(SVNErrorManager.java:62)
at org.tmatesoft.svn.core.internal.wc.SVNErrorManager.error(SVNErrorManager.java:51)
at org.tmatesoft.svn.core.internal.io.dav.http.HTTPConnection.request(HTTPConnection.java:731)
at org.tmatesoft.svn.core.internal.io.dav.http.HTTPConnection.request(HTTPConnection.java:362)
at org.tmatesoft.svn.core.internal.io.dav.http.HTTPConnection.request(HTTPConnection.java:350)

Connection ...

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Try add

SecRule REQUEST_METHOD “^(PROPFIND|PROPPATCH)$” allow
SecRule REQUEST_METHOD “^(REPORT|OPTIONS)$” allow
SecRule REQUEST_METHOD “^(MKACTIVITY|CHECKOUT)$” allow
SecRule REQUEST_METHOD “^(PUT|DELETE|MERGE)$” allow

to modsecurity_crs_10_config.conf then restart httpd

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We are currently evaluating Crucible 4.6. We also got this error. We identified the root cause. Our setting:

* different projects unter the same svn root, i.e. they all share the same revision counter, or, put differently, they are all subfolders of the same repository

* we add repository http://svn/project1 to Crucible, with user user1. That user has only access to project1, not to project2.

* we add repository http://svn/project2 with a different user2, which has access to project2 only.

We get the above mentioned forbidden error on repository with project2.

Root cause, as it seems: Crucible uses the user1 from project1 to access project2, and neglects the user2 completely. This seems to be a caching issue/bug with user credentials, maybe caused by the fact that both projects reside in the same svn-repository, namely http://svn/

Workaround: configure the svn-URL of project2 to be http://user2@svn/project2. Then, Crucible does use the specified user credentials.

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