Configuring svnserve to Run as a Windows Service


Windows 2000/2003/XP or Vista and Subversion 1.4.0 or higher.

Obtain subversion by downloading the CollabNet Subversion server installer from openCollabNet.

Install as Service

Assuming that the subversion is installed and svn repository created and likely the reason for you being here. Proceed with the following instructions

Windows includes a program named “sc.exe” that will be used to create the service .

sc create svnserve binpath= “\”C:\Program Files\CollabNet Subversion Server\svnserve.exe\” –service -r C:\repositories” displayname= “Subversion Server” depend= Tcpip start= auto