Use Github or git when configuring repository?

When adding a repository, what is the advantage of using Github over just Git? We have a github repository but it is a custom github url for us. So, I am able to use git but not github.

 

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Hello Chandresh,

Thank you for your question.

By selecting Repository host as Github, the authentication and checkout will be made through HTTP(S) protocol as you are only providing username and password as credentials. Whereas using Git instead, you are able to set up SSH as an alternative to source code checkout.

If you find this answer useful, I would kindly ask you to accept it so the same will be visible to others who might be facing the same issue you have inquired.

Thank you for your understanding.

Kind regards,
Rafael P. Sperafico
Atlassian Support

We use ssh for accessing our github and we use private key authentication. So, username+password combination does not apply to us. Is the support for http(s), the only difference between git & github selection in bamboo?

Github repository UI is just a wrapper around the plain git repository. It allows for better user experience. For using custom URL in GitHub repository see https://answers.atlassian.com/questions/14212105

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