It's possible, and actually fairly simple. yields lots of good links.

You'll want to use port 3268 to talk to AD instead of the standard LDAP port 389; some of the links from the above will explain why.

From: "Krishnamoorthi Gopal" <>
Sent: Thursday, March 7, 2013 11:58:56 AM
Subject: SvnServe with Windows AD Authendication

Hi Team,

Is possible to integrate svnserve subversion ( SVN://) with Windows 2003  Active Directory for authentication?

Could you please confirm.

Support Team.

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