[oXygen-user] svn client
Fri Jun 9 19:37:50 CDT 2006
On Jun 9, 2006, at 5:48 AM, Radu Pisoi wrote:
> Dear Timothy,
>> Well I'm not exactly sure how that's relevant, but O.K. On My
>> Mac I use SSH Agent for key management, and on Linux I just use
>> ssh-agent. For client, I use: the command line, Eclipse, svnX,
>> TextMate, Komodo, Visual SlickEdit, SmartCVN, and SubVersion. All
>> of these work fine this way. After all, this is standard ssl/ssh
>> model. Nothing new here. All of them - when ssh is used - use
>> existing ssh-agent, as is normal. .
> Oxygen, just like SmartSVN, is a 100% Java based application so for
> SVN over SSH we use the Ganymed SSH-2 for Java library (http://
> This library does not have native native components that
> communicate with ssh-agent so the only way to authenticate is to
> enter the right authentication information in the Authentication
>> The problem is that the oXygen client demands I enter a
>> username/password or key/passphrase. Even when I enter the key
>> and passphrase, it just doens't work. It just keeps prompting me
>> for a passphrase.
> You can either authenticate with a User/Password pair or by filling
> in the User\Private key\Passphrase fields (all fields: Usename,
> Private Key and Passphrase are required).
> I tested both authentication methods on Mac and Linux and they were
> both successful.
> If you fail the authentication, then probably the data you entered
> is not correct (maybe you forgot to specify the username or entered
> the path to the public key instead of the path to the private one).
> Please tell us how this goes.
The username was the issue. It now works. Thanks.
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