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Multiple logins needed for web browsing using Internet Explorer

Multiple logins needed for web browsing using Internet Explorer

Multiple logins needed for web browsing using Internet Explorer

(OP)
When I send people links to our subversion items, there are cases
where you can get asked several times to enter your username and
password after clicking on the links.

It happens with Internet Explorer more than the other browsers but a link to an excel or work doc like:

https://svn/svn/Repo​sitory/Project/trunk203;/latest/somedoc.docx​;

OR even worse

http://svn/viewvc/Re203;pository/Project/tru​;nk/latest/somedoc.do​cx

will require multiple logins as it's trying to open the file.

Also, often times, I use viewvc to send comparison links of two
revisions and can get asked for a password up to 8 times:

https://svn/viewvc/T​oolsRepository/Utili​ties/trunk/doc/archiR03;tecture/Hardware/AIS​_Racks.pptx?r1=43842​&r2=43919

If I cancel the login, I still get the contents I'm looking for but I'm minus a few *.png icons on the page with info of:

https://svn/viewvc/*​docroot*/images/diff​.png

IS THERE A WAY to configure my svn server to avoid getting so many login requests? Why am I getting SO MANY requests, why aren't the credentials cached?

Again, Firefox and Chrome act differently than Internet Explorer but I'm really trying to seek out WHY this is happening because anytime a user gets asked for a password more than once, I get a complaint.

What in the Apache config could prevent this from happening?

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