svn Administering SVN Create new user


To add user, use following command

htpasswd /etc/subversion/passwd user_name

Specify user_name with the username you wish to add in above command. It will prompt to provide password for the user.

If you are creating very first user, you need to add –c switch in above command, which will create the file.

htpasswd -c /etc/subversion/passwd user_name

You can check existence of the file or list of configured users using following command cat /etc/subversion/passwd

You might need to execute above commands as super user.