Git Settings

Coalesce makes it simple to connect to your preferred git-based version control system.

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Self-Hosted Repositories

Self-hosted git repositories are not currently supported.

Currently supporting connectivity with remotely hosted:

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Azure DevOps Limitation

Azure DevOps git repo URL must use the following format:

https://<organization>@dev.azure.com/<organization>/<project>/_git/<repo_name>

Generate an Authentication Token

For security reasons, most cloud git hosting websites have moved away from allowing users to authenticate using a username and password to remotely access any repositories they may own in favor of generated token authentication.

Configure Git Settings

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Git Repository Requirements

Make sure your git repository has at least one file and branch, otherwise committing can result in unexpected behavior.

Navigate to User Menu User Settings Git Settings. Fill in required fields as follows:

FieldDescriptionExample
Git AccountYour git username/account namejack-bauer
Author NameName of the git userJack Bauer
Author EmailThe git user's email[email protected]
TokenThe git user's authorization tokenghp_JCncnuWOSd5l3vOdBwwmn3qBh0Q6Ts3abcd

Now select Clone to clone down your git repository and begin using git functionality inside of the Coalesce app. A popup will let you know that you successfully cloned down the repository, or if there was some issue with doing so.


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