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What's the best way to setup SVN on https on a fresh ubuntu installation?

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sounds more like a superuser question to me –  Joel Coel Mar 23 '10 at 21:04
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First, get HTTPS working. You can generate a self signed certificate, or go the extra twenty dollars and get a valid certificate for the domain. Probably, you want to keep the private key unencrypted because the alternative require the typing of a password by a person.

Then use the SVN module that works via webDAV. Set up an apache config file in /etc/apache2/sites-available and use a2ensite to make it live.

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How do I get https working? I'm totally new to this, it's my first time setting up a server. I have SVN installed and am not able to access the SVN via the local IP on our network attempted through an SSH connection. (yes I have ssh installed) –  Webnet Mar 24 '10 at 1:10
    
I'll add a bit on HTTPS –  jldugger Mar 24 '10 at 2:31
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