|Beginner git plugin problem: denying my github credentials over https [message #1843867]
||Sun, 22 August 2021 12:01
| David Jefferson
Registered: March 2020
Version: 2021-06 (4.20.0)|
Build id: 202106
Linux Ubuntu 18.04.5
I'm relatively new to eclipse, so this is beginner stuff:
The default git plugin is working great for a local repository.
Trying to clone (or commit to) a github repository over https it denies my credentials. I get a window prompt for name and password three times and then it gives up.
"Can't connect to URI: https://github.com/somebody/myproject.git: not authorized"
(yes I'm using "somebody" which isn't my username but I don't want to post it here, so pretend I'm using my real github name.)
I *know* that I'm using the correct name and password, I've tried 3096382709 times, including logging out of github.com and logging back in with the same creds to make sure they work; no problem.
In the clone failure promt it suggests setting http.sslVerify to false in the git configuration, which I did, it didn't help. I also checked to make sure eclipse can get on the internet at all by checking for updates in the Help->Check for updates window, and it can. (Is there another way to check that?)
What else could I be doing wrong?
[Updated on: Sun, 22 August 2021 12:02]
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