How to Create Your First Subversion Repository (Using Ubersvn)

How to create your first Subversion repository in uberSVN and define access permissions for it. uberSVN can be downloaded from http://www.ubersvn.com/

Steps

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    Open uberSVN. From the ‘Repositories’ tab, hit ‘Add’ to add a new repository.
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    Enter a name for your repository (you can always change this later) and enter the ‘Location’ - this is the directory name for the repository, and will appear at the end of the URL (this cannot be changed later.) Hit ‘Next.’
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    Make sure the ‘Create new repository’ and ‘Create trunk, branches and tags directories’ boxes are ticked.
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    Hit ‘Done.’ uberSVN will then process the repository data.
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    You will automatically be taken to the Permissions tab, where you can set up access rules. Please note that changes made to repository permissions are instant - there’s no need to submit changes. Permissions can either be controlled by uberSVN (‘uberSVN Internally Managed’) or through an external Authorization file. To allow uberSVN to control permissions, choose from one of the following three steps.
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    Add existing user/team. From this screen, enter the name of an existing user or team that you wish to have access to the new repository. Hit ‘Add.’
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    Create a New User. Hit the ‘Create New User’ link. On the following screen, complete the Full Name, Username, Password and Email boxes.
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    Create a New Team. Hit the ‘Create New Team’ link. On the following screen, complete the Team Name, Description, Repositories and Users boxes.
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    Alternatively, to use an external Authorization file, select ‘Use Alternative Authz File.’ An external AuthZ file can be set up on a per repository basis, its location is set in the Administration tab of the Repository.
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    Your repository is ready! You can access it through the ‘Repositories’ tab.

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