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How to Switch Gitsync to SSH Protocol


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I've been gitsyncing with the https+username+password or some time. Due to https://github.blog/2020-12-15-token-authentication-requirements-for-git-operations/ I need to change this pretty soon to ssh. I see that SSH support was added late last year, but it isn't clear how to switch to using it.  I'm on plastic version I have my ssh setup properly to clone from my git repository (I have always used ssh protocol via cmd.exe for my github repos). When I attempt to switch to the ssh url in the UI I hit this:

Should I do as the prompt says and delete the mapping manually? Maybe I need to update the client/server? Don't want to do the wrong thing when it comes to anything gitsync 😉



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The problem is once you have defined a git repo to sync (eg: via https) you cannot change it. The mappings are generated for a specific repo.

One thing we could try is manually changing the destination repo in the


Anyway, we need to be careful when manually editing the configuration files because it's not supposed to be manually changed.

Probably the easiest solution is creating a clean new repo and syncing it with git from scratch using ssh.



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