Can't create project from GitHub private repository

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05 Jun, 2018 03:17 PM


I try to add my private repo as a project to AppVeyor and I get the following error (in attachment)

What should I do to add my private repo?


  1. Support Staff 1 Posted by Ilya Finkelshte... on 05 Jun, 2018 03:31 PM

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    What is your AppVeyor account name?

  2. 2 Posted by Vadim Grigoruk on 05 Jun, 2018 05:00 PM

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    account name: beam-mw

    вт, 5 июн. 2018 г. в 18:31, Ilya Finkelshteyn <
    [email blocked]>:

  3. Support Staff 3 Posted by Ilya Finkelshte... on 05 Jun, 2018 05:36 PM

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    Is user used for GitHub authorization has permission to add SSH key to the repo? You can check this user at Also you can revoke GitHub authorization and authorize GitHub again.

  4. 4 Posted by Vadim on 05 Jun, 2018 06:30 PM

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    I revoked access and authorized again, the same thing.
    How can I check if my Github account has permission to add SSH key to the repo?

  5. Support Staff 5 Posted by Ilya Finkelshte... on 05 Jun, 2018 08:51 PM

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    Adding SSH key is actually a part of Changing repository settings, which require Admin permissions.

    If you were added as a Collaborator to the repo and not an Admin, you can ask someone to temporary authenticate at, just to add a project (this will also creates a Webhook) and then replace this GitHub authorization with yours.

    Other option is keep GitHub authorized with Admin user, but restrict users within AppVeyor using different roles and permissions.

  6. Ilya Finkelshteyn closed this discussion on 31 Aug, 2018 07:49 PM.

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