Backup and restore entire repository


To backup a Bitbucket repository, I've setup an automated process.

The first time, I mirrored the repository once :

ssh-agent bash -c 'ssh-add /root/.ssh/private_key; git clone --mirror'

Then on a weekly basis, I do :

cd repo.git/

ssh-agent bash -c 'ssh-add /root/.ssh/private_key; git remote update'

git bundle create /root/tmp/repo-`date +%Y%m%d` --all


I would like to test this by importing this into a new test-repository on Bitbucket cloud.  How do I proceed with this?

I tried the following:

git init --bare testrepo.git

cd testrepo.git

git bundle unbundle /root/tmp/repo-`date +%Y%m%d`

How do I import this into the Bitbucket test repository?

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Hello Tim!


Let me try to help you with your question.

The following steps are commonly used to push a local repository to bitbucket:


  1. cd /path/to/my/repo
  2. git remote add origin ssh://<username>/<reponame>.git
  3. git push -u origin --all


Let me know if this helps you!



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