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Normally I use visual svn to setup and configure my svn repositories. By default visual svn uses https on port 8443. I want to create a script that export or checkouts some part of my repositories in a newly created server (cloud server). The only problem I am facing, is that when I try to do the svn export or checkout with the authentication arguments, I need to accept the ssl certificate on https. Is there any bash option to tell the os to accept the certificate?

Thanks a lot, and let me know if you need more information.

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If you have your own CA, which has signed the server cert; you can trust that ca.

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You can use a form of:

yes t | svn co --no-auth-cache --username USER --password PASSWORD https://repo directory

to work around this problem.

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There is no bash option which tells the OS to accept the certificate.

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Thanks Murphy. Do you have any opinion in how to overcome this difficulty? – Geo Jul 6 '09 at 21:58

You need to trust the unsigned certificate, or purchase a certificate from a trusted vendor.

Instructions here.

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