When setting up Redmine as a project management system you might run into an issue after configuring the SVN repository for a project. If the SVN project already exists and there are a bunch of commits typically when browsing to the repository for the first time it will time out. Usually when it does time out it will display in your browser as a 503 error. Below I discuss configuring the SVN repository and then running a rake task to resolve the browser time out issue.
First lets set up the SVN repository following the directions below.
- Open Redmine Project: After you have created a Redmine project that the SVN repository will belong to browse to that project in a browser.