VisualSVN Server 2.6

VisualSVN Server 2.6.x version family has reached its End of Support. We do not provide maintenance and technical support for all VisualSVN Server 2.6.x builds.

Please upgrade to the current version that is available on the main download page.

VisualSVN Server 2.6.4

  • Hotfix: Subversion 1.6 and older clients are unable to commit changes if a repository path contains whitespaces or non-ASCII characters.
  • Fixed: running VisualSVN Server installer in repair mode resets server configuration to installation defaults.

VisualSVN Server 2.6.3

  • Updated to Serf 1.3.0.
  • Error out on non-canonical paths in the VisualSVN-WinAuthz.ini file.
  • Fixed: migration of authorization settings is done in non-deterministic order.

VisualSVN Server 2.6.2

VisualSVN Server 2.6.1 (Not released)

VisualSVN Server 2.6.0

Release Notes

Server core changes

  • Updated to Apache Subversion 1.8.0. For further details please see Apache Subversion 1.8 Release Notes.
  • Move authorization settings to per-repository files.
  • Match paths against authorization rules in case sensitive way when Windows authorization is used.
  • Make commit notifications HTML-formatted by default.
  • Make 'svn:mergeinfo' property modifications more readable in commit notifications.
  • New options for commit notification hook handler: '--no-html', '--detailed-subject', '--filter'.
  • New '$(author)' substitute variable for '--from' parameter in commit notification handler.
  • Hide repository from the repositories list if user does not have access to it.
  • Minimum supported operating system: Windows Server 2003 SP2.
  • Custom WMI scripts may require to be updated according to the WMI schema changes.
  • Update to SQLite

Management console enhancements

  • Check for software updates automatically.
  • Add dashboard notification about maintenance subscription expiration.
  • New repository creation wizard.
  • Support PFX-encoded (PKCS #12) certificates.
  • Support DER-encoded certificates.
  • Show recently connected computers when connecting to a remote server.
  • Allow to multiselect users and groups when managing access rights.
  • Display server licensing information in the About dialog.
  • New Rename command for repositories.
  • Prohibit to grant access rights for a group from a trusted domain, if the group has a "domain local" scope.
  • Remove Server URL from the dashboard.
  • Fixed: expanding repository tree is slow when managing a remote server.
  • Fixed: New Folder and New Project Structure commands are available for files.
  • Fixed: Start Command Prompt command is unavailable when not connected to a server.
  • Fixed: 'Ctrl+A' keyboard shortcut does not work in the hooks editor.
  • Fixed: management console crashes on attempt to configure repositories to be stored in a root directory.
  • Fixed: duplicate Everyone entry in the permissions edit dialog can occur.

Installer improvements

  • Add option to append Subversion command-line tools to the %PATH% environment variable.
  • Do not offer to modify server configuration during the upgrade to a newer version.
  • Choose between Standard and Enterprise editions in the installer.
  • Allow to enter a renewed license key during the upgrade to a newer version.
  • Fixed: unable to uninstall VisualSVN Server when "VisualSVNServer.mof.uninstall" file is missing for some reason.