Does Bamboo works with TFS-GIT?


I have a problem with TFS-Git repository. I was trying to select GIT or TFS repository type, but in both cases I have a problem with checking out  the source code.

Error response for GIT:(com.atlassian.bamboo.repository.RepositoryException : java.lang.RuntimeException: com.atlassian.bamboo.repository.RepositoryException: url : authentication not supported)

Error response for TFS:
(com.atlassian.bamboo.repository.RepositoryException : java.lang.RuntimeException: com.atlassian.bamboo.repository.RepositoryException: The SOAP endpoint could not be contacted. HTTP status: 404 


(java.lang.RuntimeException : com.atlassian.bamboo.repository.RepositoryException: com.atlassian.bamboo.repository.RepositoryException: There is no history for the path .... Probably it doesn't exist.

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Hi Krzysztof,

Bamboo does not natively support TFS repositories. That support can be found via this third party add-on:

This add-on is fully supported by atlassian as well. If you are still running into issues using the TFS repo type provided by the add-on please create a ticket at 




The problem is that Bamboo does not support NTLM authentication with JGit (which should work).

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Hi Krzysztof,

In your case you need to use GIT repository in Bamboo as well. The repos should match:

  • TFS repo in TFS -> TFS repo in Bamboo
  • GIT repo in TFS -> GIT repo in Bamboo

A sample url for GIT repo in TFS: https://myserver/tfs/defaultcollection/_git/myproject

More about configuring GIT repo in Bamboo:

Note: If you have authentication errors configure Bamboo to use native GIT.

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