GIT Repository- An Overview
GIT - is cloud based version control system enabling distributed development, off-line commits with individual repositories and is preferred choice in case of development teams distributed across the globe. GIT also is favored for its advanced merge capabilities, parallel work streams etc.,
Creating a GIT repository in AutoRABIT
If you wish to set a GIT repository, ensure that you have an account created and configured at GitHub (GitHub is the most widely used Git hosting service) before following the steps below.
- Log in to your AutoRABIT account. Go to your Admin Menu, then click on Version Control Repositories.
- In the next page, click on Register Repository at the top-right side of the screen.
- In the field Version Control System, select GIT from the drop down.
- If GIT is hosted on AWS (Amazon Web Services), then AutoRABIT fetches data from the repository.
- Enter the name of the repository as you would like it to display locally and paste the same URL that GitHub provides you with.
- In the field Branch, by default Master branch is selected.
- Authentication types: There are two means by which you can provide your authentication credentials to the system:
- For User/Password: enter the Git Username and Password
- For SSH: contact email@example.com
- Click Test Connection to check if the connection has been authenticated or not. A success message is displayed, after the authentication is completed and the repository is created.
- Click Save to complete the registration process.