1

I've a Gitlab CE setup running on my server(CentOS 7 + Apache 2.4). Currently, the site works fine and I can fully interact with Gitlab on the browser, however, I can't properly setup my environment on my shell via SSH in order to push my repos to my server.

Currently, when I try to push, I get the following error:

git@[MY_GITLAB_SUBDOMAIN]: Permission denied (publickey).
fatal: Could not read from remote repository.

Please make sure you have the correct access rights
and the repository exists.

Since I've a custom port for my SSH in general, on my local machine, I made the addition to my SSH config file like below:

Host gitlab
Hostname [MY_GITLAB_SUBDOMAIN]
Port [MY_CUSTOM_PORT]
User git
PreferredAuthentications publickey
IdentityFile [MY_PUBLIC_KEY]

Therefore, on the current local repo I'm trying to push, I edited the git config file like so:

[core]
  repositoryformatversion = 0
  filemode = true
  bare = false
  logallrefupdates = true
  ignorecase = true
  precomposeunicode = true
[branch "master"]
  remote = origin
  merge = refs/heads/master
[remote "origin"]
  url = gitlab:can/[PROJECT]
  fetch = +refs/heads/*:refs/remotes/origin/*

I've added my public key to my account on my Gitlab preferences. I've also manually checked the authorized_keys file on my server for the user git along with it's permissions to see if it's working fine. Permission are good(.ssh folder: 700 & authorized_keys: 600) and the key is present there.

What am I missing?

0

Via this resource, I was able to figure out how to establish the connection with the correct alias usage.

.SSH/config:

Host [HOST_NAME]
  HostName [GITLAB_URL]
  User git
  Port [CUSTOM_PORT_NUMBER]
  IdentityFile ~/.ssh/[KEY_NAME]

And then:

git remote set-url origin git@[HOST_NAME]:[GITLAB_USER]/[PROJECT_NAME].git
| improve this answer | |

Your Answer

By clicking “Post Your Answer”, you agree to our terms of service, privacy policy and cookie policy

Not the answer you're looking for? Browse other questions tagged or ask your own question.