How can I clone a private repo in the install step

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22 Feb, 2020 06:33 PM

I am able to clone a repo using a GitHub personal token, but I am wondering if I can do it somehow using the same GitHUb creds that are used for the top-level projects?


  1. Support Staff 1 Posted by Feodor Fitsner on 23 Feb, 2020 04:34 AM

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    Hi David,

    You mean cloning the repo with your GitHub username/password?

  2. 2 Posted by david on 25 Feb, 2020 09:22 PM

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    I am able to clone with https://<user>:<personal token>@...
    but it would be nice to just clone with the same credentials that are already configured and ssh. Not sure why it's not working out of the box. Thanks.

  3. Support Staff 3 Posted by Feodor Fitsner on 25 Feb, 2020 09:25 PM

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    $HOME\.ssh\id_rsa is only written if project repository is configured to clone via SSH. Otherwise, you may want to look at this article:

  4. Feodor Fitsner closed this discussion on 27 Apr, 2020 09:02 PM.

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