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NAME

       svnserve.conf - Repository configuration file for svnserve

SYNOPSIS

       repository-path/conf/svnserve.conf

DESCRIPTION

       svnserve.conf  controls  the  behavior of the svnserve daemon on a per-
       repository basis.  It is  located  in  the  conf  subdirectory  of  the
       repository.

       The  overall  structure  of  the  file  is the same as the structure of
       Subversion user configuration files.  At the top  level  are  sections,
       which  are  specified  by words in square brackets; inside each section
       are variable  definitions  of  the  form  "variable  =  value".   Lines
       beginning  with ’#’ are ignored.  svnserve.conf currently uses only one
       section named "general", and supports the following variables:

       anon-access = none|read|write
            Determines the access  level  for  unauthenticated  users.   write
            access  allows  all repository operations.  read access allows all
            operations except committing  and  changing  revision  properties.
            none access allows no access.  The default level is read.

       auth-access = none|read|write
            Determines  the  access  level  for authenticated users, using the
            same access levels as above.  The default level is write.

       password-db = filename
            Sets the location of  the  password  database.   filename  may  be
            relative  to  the  repository conf directory.  There is no default
            value.  The password database has the same overall format as  this
            file.   It uses only one section "users"; each variable within the
            section is a username, and each value is a password.

       authz-db = filename
            The authz-db option controls the  location  of  the  authorization
            rules  for path-based access control.  filename may be relative to
            the repository conf directory.  There is no default value.  If you
            don’t specify an authz-db, no path-based access control is done.

       realm = realm-name
            Sets   the   authentication  realm  of  the  repository.   If  two
            repositories have the same password database, they should have the
            same realm, and vice versa; this association allows clients to use
            a single cached password for several  repositories.   The  default
            realm value is the repository’s uuid.

EXAMPLE

       The   following   example   svnserve.conf   allows   read   access  for
       authenticated users, no access for anonymous users, points to a  passwd
       database in the same directory, and defines a realm name.

        [general]
        anon-access = none
        auth-access = read
        password-db = passwd
        realm = My First Repository

       The file "passwd" would look like:

        [users]
        joeuser = joepassword
        jayrandom = randomjay

SEE ALSO

       svnserve(8)

                                                              svnserve.conf(5)