Reset Subversion User Password

Author: Steven Neiland

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Just a quick reminder on how to reset a subversion users password on Slackware.

Step 1: Locate Auth File

Use the find command to locate the ".svn-auth-file" file.

find / -name .svn-auth-file

In this case the result was:


Step 2: Set a new password for the user

Run the htpasswd command to set a new password for the user joebloggs.

htpasswd -m /home/svn/.svn-auth-file joeblogs

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