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From Branko ─îibej <>
Subject Re: Secure svnserve?
Date Sat, 26 Nov 2016 21:32:22 GMT
On 26.11.2016 17:15, Olaf van der Spek wrote:
> On Sat, Nov 26, 2016 at 3:22 PM, Nico Kadel-Garcia <> wrote:
>> On Fri, Nov 25, 2016 at 5:11 AM, Olaf van der Spek <> wrote:
>>> Hi,
>>> Currently I'm running svnserve on a Debian VM on my PC. I'd like to
>>> move it to a server on the internet but I don't get how to do this
>>> securely.
>>> Svnserve doesn't support encryption, right, so I can't expose it on a
>>> public port directly.
>> svn+ssh works quite well, and gets *away* from the horrible, horrible
> Doesn't svn+ssh require all accounts to have direct and full file
> access to the entire repo?

The account under which svnserver runs does need such access, but you do
/not/ have to create one account per user; with a bit of SSH magic, you
can get all users to use one account, and restrict that so that it can
only run svnserve (i.e., not a shell session).

-- Brane

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