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Not able to clone from external github on SAP HCP Web IDE

I am trying to clone a repository from external github in SAP HCP Web IDE. Earlier I was able to do it, However, now when I try to do it, the popup doesn't contain additional sections like Connection and Authentication. It only contains the URL.

After I enter the URL, I get below error.

Could not connect to the Git server. Please verify the connection and try again.

Can you please help on how to use github as external repository.

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  • Posted on Dec 14, 2018 at 03:24 PM

    Had the same issue. For us, the solution was to change the 'Git Committer' settings.

    Cheers, Johannes

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  • Posted on Nov 22, 2018 at 11:51 PM

    Generally it is simple as pumkin pie and made even simpler with authentication tokens (look for a blog on SAP community about that )

    Usually if you are using https:// to connect to github to clone then you should be promoted for username and password.

    Given you have connected before I assume there is not network / firewall issue.

    Cheers,

    Nigel

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