How to change the user login details in TortoiseSVN
TortoiseSVN is a Subversion client to work with projects based on the SVN repository.
Sometimes, We want to change user detail configuration in TortoiseSVN Client.
This post talks about multiple ways to change login details to SVN Repository in TortoiseSVN
Torotise change user Authentication configuration
There are multiple ways to configure User Authentication Configuration.
- Delete Authentication Data
- Open any folder in File Explorer
- Right-click on space, Context Menu shown
Settings, It shows Settings Window.
- Select the
- Click on the
Clear Allbutton beside Authentication Data, For some users these buttons are disabled, check the next section: delete cache Section
- It clears all authentication user data to applications.
- Click on Ok to close the window.
- Next time onwards, if you log in with the TortoiseSVN repo, It asks for a username and password for user authentication and saves to Saved Data
Authentication Data shows disabled buttons, So see delete cache Section
- Delete User Cache
Windows maintains user settings in the %APPDATA% folder.
Select either the
These folder contains several files with names containing hash values
Find the filename that needs to change the user details
Remove the file.
Next time onwards, if you log in to the TortoiseSVN repo, It asks for a username and password for user authentication and saves to the User cache folder here.
Using Credential Manager in Window
Open Control Panel
Select Credential Manager
Select Windows Credentials
Click on the
Add Windows CredentialsLink
It shows the form and enters the below details - Internet or Network Address: enter FQDN of repository svn server. an example is
svn.cloudhadoop1.com- Username: Username of the svn repository - Password: password - Click Ok to save it
When you log in to the svn repository svn.cloudhadoop1.com/app/myapp from the command line or client tools, It uses the credentials saved in Credentials Manager for authentication.