Howto-Install SVN server in Centos 6.x

Apache Subversion (often abbreviated SVN, after the command name svn) is a software versioning and revision control system distributed under an open source license. Developers use Subversion to maintain current and historical versions of files such as source code, web pages, and documentation. Its goal is to be a mostly-compatible successor to the widely used Concurrent Versions System (CVS).

In this post i will show you how to install SVN in CentOS6.x

Lets  begin install :

1-Install  SVN modile  for  apache and  subvention packages

yum install mod_dav_svn subversion 

2-Adjust /etc/httpd/conf.d/subversion.conf

LoadModule dav_svn_module modules/ 
LoadModule authz_svn_module modules/
 DAV svn SVNParentPath /var/www/html/svn
AuthType Basic AuthName "Subversion repositories" AuthUserFile
/etc/svn-pass Require valid-user

3- Add  SVN Users

If  you want to add   authorized  users to the SVN repository

There is two ways :

add users   via :

[[email protected] svn]# htpasswd -cm /etc/svn-pass unixmentest
New password:
Re-type new password:
Adding password for user unixmentest

you can use LDAP Access add this to subvenssion.conf

 AuthLDAPURL "ldap://your.domain:389/DC=your,DC=domain?sAMAccountName?sub?(objectClass=*)"

4- Configure SVN folder

mkdir /var/www/html/svn 
cd /var/www/html/svn
 svnadmin create unixmen1
 chown -R apache.apache unixmen1
 chcon -R -t httpd_sys_content_t /var/www/html/svn/unixmen1
 ## Following enables commits over http ## 
chcon -R -t httpd_sys_rw_content_t /var/www/html/svn/unixmen1


Now  restart  apache  and   join http://ip/svn/unixmen1, and  don’t  forget to login with your  user  already  created