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[Note] Installing SVN Server to Droplets

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In this post, I will write about how I set up SVN server to Ubuntu 18.04 (LTS) x64 droplets

Then enter to ssh server by the address with command:

ssh root@{Server address}
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Installing Apache and SVN module

Installing Apache

sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get install apache2
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Installing SVN module

sudo apt-get install subversion libapache2-mod-svn
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Enable required modules

sudo a2enmod dav dav_svn authz_svn
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Restart Apache

sudo service apache2 restart
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Create new repository

Create repositories storing directory

sudo mkdir -p /var/lib/svn/
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Set repositories storing directory permissions

sudo chown -R www-data:www-data /var/lib/svn
sudo chmod -R 775 /var/lib/svn
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Create users into file: /etc/apache2/dav_svn.passwd

sudo touch /etc/apache2/dav_svn.passwd
sudo htpasswd -m /etc/apache2/dav_svn.passwd {Your Username}
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Set SVN module config

sudo nano /etc/apache2/mods-enabled/dav_svn.conf
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Copy following config content to the file

<Location /svn>

   DAV svn
   SVNParentPath /var/lib/svn

   AuthType Basic
   AuthName "Subversion Repository"
   AuthUserFile /etc/apache2/dav_svn.passwd
   Require valid-user

</Location>
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Create new SVN repository into repositories storing directory (/var/lib/svn/)

sudo svnadmin create /var/lib/svn/{Repository name}
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Restart Apache

sudo service apache2 restart
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Try it by using web-browser, browse: http://{Server address}/svn/{Repository name}

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