Subversion and FreeBSD permission problems

Giorgos Keramidas keramida at
Sun Mar 23 19:34:18 PDT 2008

On Sun, 23 Mar 2008 23:13:12 +0000, "Darrell Blake" <darrell.blake at> wrote:
> I'm SSHing to my server from my desktop as I haven't actually got a
> monitor on the server but when I do a sockstat I get the following
> output regarding svn:
> svuser    svnserve   846   3  tcp6   *:3690                *:*
> When I try and do "telnet 3690" on the server I get...
> telnet: connect to address Connection refused.
> telnet: Unable to connect to remote host
> ...and if I try and do "telnet 3690" from my desktop I get...
> Connecting To not open connection to the host, on port 3690
> : Connect failed"

Ok, now is a good time to check your firewall ruleset :)

It looks like you are blocking incoming connections to the
svnserve port.

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