This section provides information on the authentication settings that you can specify to log in to a Subversion repository.
Table: Subversion repository access protocols
|Direct repository access.|
|Access via custom protocol to the SVN server.|
|Same as |
|Access through a web server (usually Apache) |
with possible SSL encryption.
The access via
file:// can be used when both Subversion and Git repositories are hosted on the same machine. In this case, the local operating system account is used for authentication, and no additional settings are required.
All the other access methods to a Subversion repository require the appropriate authentication settings for SubGit.