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How to change the user authentication credentials details in TortoiseGit


TortoiseGit is a git client for working with git-based projects.

Sometimes we need to change the git login detail configuration in TortoiseSVN Client.

This post discusses multiple methods for changing user login details to a git repository in TortoiseGit.

  • Change user login details for the git repository
  • Password expired and needs to authenticate to the git repository
  • Saving username and password in torotisegit

TortoiseGit change user Authentication configuration

There are multiple ways to configure User Authentication Configuration.

  • Delete Authentication Data
    • Open any folder in File Explorer
    • Right-click on empty space, Context Menu shown
    • Select TortoiseGit and Settings, It shows Settings Window.
    • Select the Saved Data tab
    • Click on the Clear or Clear All button beside Authentication Data, For some users these buttons are disabled, check the next section: delete cache Section
    • It clears all authentication user data to applications.
    • Click on Ok to close the window.
    • Next time onwards, if you log in with the TortoiseGit repo, It asks for a username and password for user authentication and saves to Saved Data

Authentication Data shows disabled buttons, So see delete cache Section

  • Add credentials to tortoiseGit

T Go to TortoiseGit -> Settings

  • Select Credentials

  • Enter repository, username, and password. lick Ok to save it When you log in to the git repository git.cloudhadoop1.com/app/myapp from the command line or client tools, It uses the credentials saved in Credentials in TorotiseGit.

  • Using Credential Manager in Window

    • Open Control Panel

    • Select Credential Manager

    • Select Windows Credentials

    • Click on the Add Windows Credentials Link

    • It shows the form and enters the below details - Internet or Network Address: enter FQDN of repository git server. an example is git.cloudhadoop1.com - Username: Username of the git repository - Password: password - Click Ok to save it

      When you log in to the git repository git.cloudhadoop1.com/app/myapp from the command line or client tools, It uses the credentials saved in Credentials Manager for authentication.

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