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i'm having few problems with my SVN authentication with Active Directory. I am using CollabNet subversion server + client on a windows server 2003 box.

When I try to connect to SVN from my computer I get

SASL authentication error SASL(-13): generic failure: Unable to find a callback: 2

My server access logs are empty too.

Here's my configuration :


LoadModule ldap_module   modules/
LoadModule authnz_ldap_module   modules/
LoadModule authz_svn_module   modules/

<Location /svn>
DAV svn
SVNParentPath C:\SVN
AuthzSVNAccessFile C:/SVN/conf/access.txt
AuthzLDAPAuthoritative off
AuthType Basic
AuthBasicProvider ldap
AuthName "....corp"
AuthLDAPBindDN "admin account"
AuthLDAPBindPassword "password"
AuthLDAPURL "ldap://....?sAMAccountName?sub?(objectClass=*)"
Require valid-user


* = rw


anon-access = read
auth-access = write

use-sasl = true
min-encryption = 128
max-encryption = 256
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sasl.h states that the error constant -13 is SASL_BADAUTH. More verbosely: authentication failure. This might mean that your AuthLDAPBindDN and/or AuthLDAPBindPassword are incorrect. Try binding with ldapsearch from openldap-clients (for instance) to test. – mbrownnyc Mar 18 '13 at 21:11
In AuthLDAPBindDN I puted the complete distinguished name. And for the password im sure a 100% that it is the right one. I tried to bind JXplorer and it worked – user164390 Mar 19 '13 at 18:37

Do you use both svnserve and mod_dav_svn at the same time? Because httpd.conf is used by apache and svnserve.conf is used by svnserve demon. They are two different and independent files.

I tried to bind JXplorer and it worked

What type of url have you used or svn:// ?

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