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SSH Key Forwarding fails as soon as I am root

Situation I add a ssh-key to the chain using ssh-add -K the_path as user@local I set up key forwarding as described here https://help.github.com/articles/using-ssh-agent-forwarding ...
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Local SSH connection to Gitlab not working

I'd like to be able to clone, push and pull (via SSH) on my Gitlab-Server from/to itself. Currently, when try to clone a git repository locally from my server I get this: jacob@server: git clone ...
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How well does authorized_keys scale?

If I'm using something like gitolite to handle access control how well does authorized_keys scale? Meaning if I have say 50,000 users what will the performance be like (I'm guessing not very good). ...
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Better alternative to batch file for automatic Git-Pull on windows server

I have a set of web servers, and to keep the files up to date on the server, I use a windows scheduled task. The task calls a batch file which executes a git-pull command. This seems simple enough, ...
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Connect Git Remote Between EC2 New User and Remote Computer

From an Amazon EC2 instance, I created a new user, webserver, and created a git repository that is only accessible to webserver and not the default user. I wish to, from my home computer (also Linux), ...
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GitHub Enterprise ACLs

Is there a way to do github repos acls on the branch level? Or only on repositories level? Sorry might be a very easy answer, but I can't find the answer in their documentation.
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Gitlab unable to push via ssh

I just installed gitlab server on CentOS 6, but not able to push any changes to the repo via ssh. A simple ssh works though ssh -T git@git.med-access.net Welcome to GitLab 5.2, Anonymous! But when ...
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Restrict Access to GIT repo

I have GIT repo from a cloud provider and I would like to add new members to my team but I don't want them to be able to clone the repo to their own laptops. I would like to create a shared ...
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Preventing server (Git/ssh) access during LVM snapshot

If a Git operation is ongoing at the time of an LVM snapshot, the repository can (and will) be snapshoted in a corrupt state. (This has been discussed a lot ...
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Gitlab add default post-update

we've setup Gitlab (as was described at official site). All works fine. Now we need to add git hook to new-created projects called post-update (lets say it is located at ...
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What would cause SSH connections to fail when using `ssh://user@hostname` form but succeed with bare `user@hostname`?

I'm attempting to set up a git repository on our office server and make it accessible through SSH using public key authentication. I created a user git on the server and added two OpenSSH public keys ...
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Automatically sync git repo to Amazon S3 site

I'm using an Amazon S3 site to host a website. I'm aiming to use a git repo to store the content and versioning and I'd like the repo to automatically update the S3 site once something is checked into ...
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Can I mod rewrite to a different document root?

Given a URL: http://example.com/some-file.zip The document root for example.com is /var/www/example.com/ I want apache to: 1) If /var/www/example.com/some-file.zip exists, serve it. 2) If ...
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Webmin/Virtualmin Git repository unable to push

On my CentOS 6 VPS I have installed Virtualmin, Git, Gitweb and Virtualmin Git module. On one of the virtual servers, I have enabled git repositories, created a repository, created a user for the ...
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Server configuration automation: Ubuntu on Windows Azure (+ WordPress, Nginx, Git)

We'd like some ideas on how to automatically configure Ubuntu virtual machines as staging servers for our application, test out the staging code, and then script deployments to the production server ...
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Why is there no git repository after installing etckeeper?

I installed etckeeper on my ubuntu 11.10 server, and after creating the etckeeper repository with: etckeeper init etckeeper commit "Initial version" I got the error: bzr: ERROR: No changes to ...
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What is the best way to backup and restore gitlab? [closed]

What is the best way to backup and restore gitlab incuding all repositories, commit comments, wall comments, wiki etc.
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Puppet include/require a puppet lab's module

How do you create a puppet manifest that 'uses' one of the modules on the puppet forge? class foo { include puppetlabs-git (<- this doesn't work) ...
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Why do I keep getting bad index files with Git [closed]

I keep getting the following error: error: bad index file sha1 signature fatal: index file corrupt And I know the short term solution is just to delete the index and away you go but my question is, ...
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Using Git as a means to sync zabbix instances

So in our environment, we are using a custom build of Zabbix as a monitoring solution. We have Zabbix deployed to four different sites, and would like to ensure that the build is consistent across all ...
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How to drop old commits in git

Sometimes bad people push file in a SCM that have nothing to do here: Test reports Compiled file Other SCM file Cache So git repositories (works also with SVN) can become fat, very fat. How can we ...
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Executing cURL upon Git Push

I'm very new to running a Git server, and I needed to trigger a Jenkins build upon pushing to Git. A tutorial says to do this command: curl http://[jenkins]/git/notifyCommit?url=[job] but it ...
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Setup git on an Internal Server [Ubuntu]

I'm new to Ubuntu. I've been following this Setting Up the Server to config git on a Ubuntu machine (MyUbuntu). I created a Git account and my authorized_key is in /Home/git/.ssh ssh-rsa ...
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Use version control for a live website [closed]

I have a live website hosted in a linux shared godaddy account. I want to start using Version Control. I also have a easyPHP localhost in my windows, where I do my development and testing. I am ...
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TeamCity: 'git fetch' command failed. stderr: Socket Closed

We have been working for years with TeamCity and for several weeks with git as version control system. I have set up integration with TeamCity and that has been working fine. We have four different ...
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SSH tunnel to allow ssh traffic: connection always refused

I have access to two servers at work. Server A hosts git repositories and is externally visible. I would like to be able to clone a repository into Server B which is hosted on Server A. Currently, I ...
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Is it possible Cloneing git over SSH with full path to the repo?

I use satis to generate my private list of packages for composer. Unfortunately, satis refuses to accept ssh://user@myserv.com:port/MyRepoName.git syntax. The only syntax it accepts is ...
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github push -> redmine issue duplicate comments

I've successfully connected github to redmine and whenever someone puts an issue reference in a commit message and pushes it to github, a comment is added to the redmine issue referring back to the ...
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Managing patches to configuration files

I use a configuration management system and, as I believe is common, my CM software simply copy-pastes configuration files to deploy them to my Linux servers, blindly clobbering whatever's there. But ...
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Git prime/hub website deployment: documentroot changes save fine but permission denied for subdirectories

Following the instructions in A web-focused Git workflow I set up a prime and hub repository on my web server and then cloned the hub to my machine at home. I started testing commits and pushes with ...
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List linux users

I need to find a group in linux that doesn't appear in my /etc/groups file. I run the following command and get an error sudo adduser --disabled-login --gecos 'GitLab' git adduser: The group `git' ...
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Structure for Version Control system - configuration and scripts

We are planning to introduce version control for our servers team so we can keep our config files and code neat. The server base are mostly Windows with some Linux and spread across several ...
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git-http-backend, ro for all, write requiring password? (with lighttpd)

I'd like to offer up read-only access to my GIT repos for everyone (i.e. no username/password required), but require authentication for writing. The git-http-backend man page suggests this is ...
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Automate git-pull, stuck with keychain

I'd like to create a cronjob to automatically run a git-pull every minute. The problem is that my repo is private, I had to create keys on my system (Ubuntu Server 12.04). I installed keychain and ...
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etckeeper pushing to github

I set up etckeeper and added the file /etc/etckeeper/commit.d/60github-push in order to push the commit to github. [orschiro@thinkpad etc]$ sudo cat /etc/etckeeper/commit.d/60github-push #!/bin/sh ...
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How to setup Git Linux server for Windows domain clients via SSH?

Is this combination possible? Server: Git on Linux Clients: Windows Authentication: Windows domain credentials Transport protocol: SSH If yes how would this be accomplished?
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Git clone from Windows to Windows cannot find the repository

git clone gituser@<server>:myRepo.git doesn't work, fails with the error message: fatal: ''myRepo.git'' does not appear to be a git repository Background: We have a Windows 7 machine set up ...
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How can I configure git to reject large files?

For the 3rd time a developer committed a large file in our git repository (over 100MB). It's really a pain to cleanup. How can I configure git and/or gitolite to prevent large files from ever being ...
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Trying to clone a bare git repo: Could not read from remote repository

I set up a git user on my Mac OS 10.7 system. In the root, there's a /repositories/test.git repo. When trying to clone it with git clone git@server:repositories/test.git it fails me with: bash: ...
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sudoers nopasswd switch user and run node not working

I'm trying to prevent a password prompt on a command that runs node as the www user by adding the following line to the bottom of my /etc/sudoers file: gituser ALL=(ALL) NOPASSWD: /usr/bin/sudo -u ...
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Git clone works fine but git push doesn't

I have created a test git repo on Git server: /var/cache/git/username/myGitRepo.git Which is a 'bare' git repo. The ownership of the files belong to this 'username' user. I can clone the above Git ...
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git push origin master result : REJECTED_OTHER_REASON

I've made a personal repository on my server. I can clone it. I've get errors on push refusing update .... ... 'receive.denyCurrentBranch' configuration variable to 'refuse'. ... ...
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git clone from iMac to MacBook Pro error

When cloning a git repository via ssh I get the following error: git clone ssh://user@iMacHost.local/Users/home/git/projects/Stock.git Cloning into 'Stock'... hdiutil: attach failed - No such file or ...
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Why all git heads are not shown on gitweb?

When I running following command, its showing me three git branches me@myhost:~/myrepo$ git branch * master new_branch third However the gitweb is showing only two branches. Only master and ...
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Alternative to Samba with XAMP stack

I am currently setting up a server on my network for web development work and was wondering if there is any better way of doing what I intend to do. My work machine is a Windows 7 desktop and I am ...
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Revision control of sensitive configuration files

Consider a file with user-read-only permissions, for example ... -r--------+ admin secrets.txt How can such a file be put under revision control, so that its contents remain secret, even from the ...
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Git, plink, and cmd.exe: how do I set plink.exe to be verbose when used as GIT_SSH

How can I configure plink.exe to be verbose when run by git? The problem: on windows, using the command git.cmd clone git+ssh://user@host/repo folder when GIT_SSH=plink.exe intermittently fails ...
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SSH to bitbucket returing Permission Denied (publickey)

So I am trying to clone a repo to a directory on my Ubuntu server but I keep getting a Permission Denied (publickey) error. This is very weird because my output for ssh -T git@bitbucket.org shows ...
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how to make git smart http transport work on nginx?

I've tried this in many different ways. Here is probably the best configuration I've managed to come up with. nginx: server { server_name git.domain.com; access_log ...
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Kerberos authentication for Git server?

I have a Git server, and I want to make it usable by all Kerberos-logged users. eg: if a user has a valid Kerberos ticket, she can start pushing to Git without having to provide any ...