Debian, Subversion, WebDAV, Active Directory

February 21st, 2010 § 0 comments § permalink

Today i had to implement WebDAV, subversion with Active Directory authentication. I started with the default debian/lenny installation of apache omitting Debian’s libapache2-svn package because i wanted to install the newest subversion release and use it’s modules instead.

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Archiva: The Build Artifact Repository Manager

February 11th, 2010 § 0 comments § permalink

So, last weekend i was upgrading our main production server to a 64bit version of Debian linux distribution. One of the tasks after the upgrade was to implement Archiva: The Build Artifact Repository Manager and have it authenticate users against our Active Directory server.

The procedure is quite simple, however, the documentation provided on their site makes baby Jesus cry. Below i will describe the steps to get this done, as well as using mySQL instead of the default derby database.

These steps are made on Debian/Lenny, however installation/configuration of the standalone archiva package wouldn’t differ on other linux kernel based distributions.

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