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From Boris Epstein <borepst...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Accepting SSL certificates
Date Thu, 08 Jul 2010 12:27:35 GMT
On Thu, Jul 8, 2010 at 5:37 AM, Giulio Troccoli
<Giulio.Troccoli@uk.linedata.com> wrote:
>
> I am trying to set Subversion to use https. I have already acquired a certificate from
the company CA and set everything up in Apache.
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> If if use https the I am asked to accept that the certificate comes from a trusted authority.
If I accept it everything works.
>
> So, I have been instructed to download the company certificate and I'm trying to set
it as a trusted CA. I have added the following to ~/.subversion/servers
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> ssl-authority-files = /home/svn/LDS.crt
>
> It's not .pem, but I have been told that it is PEM-encoded. However, if I try with https
I get the following error
>
> svn: Invalid config: unable to load certificate file '/home/svn/LDS.crt'
>
> I thought it was a permission issue but the file was readable by everyone, and the user
who runs Apache is svn as well so Apache (if involved at all) can read it too.
>
> The server is CentOS 5, SVN is 1.6.9 and Apache is 2.2.13.
>
> Finally, I know I could accept it permanently but eventually I want to set the ssl-authority-files
parameter on the system-wide subversion configuration so that all users automatically accept
it.
>
> Thanks
> Giulio
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Guido,

I remember dealing with it - and I think it is normal that a user has
to accept the certificate once. I may be wrong but I thinkl this may
be by design.

Boris.

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