I getting "unknown host" error while checking out projects from repository using commands.

#svn co svn://abcd.com/repos/trunk1 test23
svn: Unknown hostname 'abcd.com'

I can ping host from same terminal as well as I can connect the SVN port through telnet on same machine. Only svn command unable to resolve the hosts.

#telnet abcd.com 3690
Trying xx.xx.xx.xx...
Connected to abcd.com.
Escape character is '^]'.
( success ( 2 2 ( ) ( edit-pipeline svndiff1 absent-entries commit-revprops depth log-revprops atomic-revprops partial-replay ) ) )

Second thing is I am facing this issue only for users other than root

Root user can successfully checkout projects from svn. Please help me to resolve this issue

  • OS : CentOS release 6.6
  • svn : version 1.6.11

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  • can you please explain for negative vote? – Vaibhav Panmand Nov 27 '14 at 9:02
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This issue has been fixed for me. "Shell Fork Bomb Protection" was blocking SVN binary execution with non-root users.

CPANEL -> Securty center -> Shell Fork Bomb Protection -> Disable Protection

"Unknown Hosts" and "Out of memory - terminating application" both svn issues solved after disabling protection.

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