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We have a anomaly here, trying to set up SVN authentication. Here is apache configuration:

<Location /repo_main>
 DAV svn
 SVNPath /svn/repo_main
 AuthType Basic
 AuthName "svn"
 AuthzSVNAccessFile /svn/repo_main/conf/authz
 Require valid-user
    Require group  svn

And here is authz file content:

* = 
user1 = rw

When we trying to access with user1 to specified directory - we have permission error. When setting access to everyone:

[/] * = rw

everything works fine. So, it looks like it doesn't recognize the user some how... And, the anomaly consist of following thing - there is one user exists that actually works as expected!!!! and nothing special in this user - he is not an admin. What is happening???

It looks like hard nut, but please post anything that may help (your ideas). Thank You all for help!!!!

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Have you taken a look into apache log? I assume the missing </Location> tags is just a typo? – khmarbaise Apr 24 '12 at 11:07
yes, </Location> is a typo, sorry for confusion. It actually runs fine - the problem is authentication – Dmitry Apr 24 '12 at 15:09
Have you taken a look into the apache logs? – khmarbaise Apr 24 '12 at 15:15
no, I didn't. actually, I just confused - where is these users should be specified at all??? "user1" - should I add this user in the "System Preferences"->"Accounts"? I have Mac Mini server – Dmitry Apr 25 '12 at 12:59
Just checked apache logs, it's saying "Access denied" – Dmitry Apr 25 '12 at 13:43

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