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Bazaar Version Control by Janos Gyerik

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Setting up a central server

In order to use Bazaar in the centralized mode, collaborators need to have write access to the branches on a central server. Here, we explain a few ways of configuring such servers.

Using an SSH server

An easy and secure way to provide write access to branches at a central location is by using an SSH server. In this setup, users authenticate via the SSH service running on the server, and their read and write access permissions to the branches are subject to regular filesystem permissions.

There are several ways of accessing Bazaar branches over SSH:

  • Users access the server with their own SSH account
  • Users access the branches with a shared restricted SSH account
  • Users access the server with their own SSH account over SFTP ...

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