Solution to SVN authentication issue

svn: E210007: Cannot negotiate authentication mechanism

I've encountered the above error when trying to activate an Subversion (SVN) action from a Centos server which resides in one of the corporate domains into an SVN server that resides in another corporate domains.

The problem:

> svn info svn://svn/repo
svn: E210007: Unable to connect to a repository at URL 'svn://svn/repo'
svn: E210007: Cannot negotiate authentication mechanism
 

The solution:

The solution for the issue is to run the following insallation command:
sudo yum install cyrus-sasl cyrus-sasl-plain cyrus-sasl-ldap
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