CruiseControl .NET, VisualSVN, and SSL Certificates [Field Notes]
This is a quick post for my reference. Let me know if details would be helpful and I’ll be happy to turn it into more of a tutorial style.
I am integrating CruiseControl.NET with VisualSVN. I’m using a self-signed https on VisualSVN that doesn’t match. Because I can’t get CruiseControl to accept the certificate permanently, I can’t get it to check out files.
- You should have a local user account for your build process (with only access to what it needs, of course). This is essentially a local service account.
- Log on to that service account on the local machine.
- Using the command line, check out the VisualSVN repository into a folder you created and accept the certificate. Something along the lines of
svn.exe checkout https://[servername]:8443/svn/[ProjectName] --username [user] --password [password]should do it.
- The certificate message will then pop up. Type
pto accept it permanently.
- Now you have an account that has the access you need.
- Go into
- Set the CruiseControl.NET service to run as the local build user service account, with the password.
- Restart the CruiseControl.NET
- It now should have access and acceptance of the certificate.
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