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Bitbucket Pipe push back to repo


I've been able to `git push ...` in Pipeline scripts for awhile now, however, I'm moving over to using the new "Pipe" variant of deployments and I'm finding it impossible to push updates back to the same repo.

Is this only supported in Pipelines and not Pipes


I receive the following error:

`fatal: unable to access '': Failed to connect to localhost port 29418: Connection refused`

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@Michael Russell @Brett Mathe you can use the git auth proxy feature from withing the pipe. All you have to do is to add the following line somewhere in your script:

git config http.${BITBUCKET_GIT_HTTP_ORIGIN}.proxy http://host.docker.internal:29418/

This will route git traffic from the docker container to the same git auth proxy that is used to authenticate git push commands in pipelines. Make sure you use the BITBUCKET_GIT_HTTP_ORIGIN as your git origin as well. 

More info about pushing back to a repo from pipelines:

Will that port always be the same? And if so, can we get this in the confluence doc you linked to as methods to push from a "Pipe" specifically; I read through that which lead me to the whole auth string bit but took a moment to get there.

This was a bit of a time sink for myself with no straight documentation on the internal workings of Pipes and git push back. It makes sense when you dig in, it was just bump in time when I was porting things over to Pipes.


Thanks for the feed back @Alexander Zhukov 

The host and port should be the same. We'll consider adding this to a confluence doc after we discuss this internally. 

OK, thanks @Alexander Zhukov it seems between your method, which appears to be what happens during build setup or using the BB auth string is the way to go.

Hopefully you all can get something on the docs for this :)


Unfortunatelly doesn't work, error messgae:

Could not resolve proxy: host.docker.internal


git config http.${BITBUCKET_GIT_HTTP_ORIGIN}.proxy http://host.docker.internal:29418/
git tag test
git push origin

@Mateusz Przybyłek this approach is for pushing from a pipe. If you wan't to push from a pipeline, you should set the proxy to 'localhost' instead:


git config http.${BITBUCKET_GIT_HTTP_ORIGIN}.proxy http://localhost:29418/

See this page for more details about pushing back from pipelines 

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THANK YOU!  I also took a huge hit to productivity as we switched from pipelines to pipes.

My issue is that in my yml I was calling a BB pipe - and then running `git` commands after.  The BB pipe had switched my git.config as part of it's tasks -


git config http.${BITBUCKET_GIT_HTTP_ORIGIN}.proxy http://localhost:29418/

after I ran the BB pipe reset my git.config so it works again. YAY

Like Oleksandr Kyrdan likes this

I'm running into this issue too.  Did you have to setup OAuth to get this to work?

I just do the above in my comment, you can make a BB_AUTH_STRING via instructions here


It's basically just a username/app-password mash up.

My current work around is to do `git remote set-url origin "https://${BB_AUTH_STRING}${BITBUCKET_REPO_FULL_NAME}.git"` would be amazing for Pipes to work the same way as Pipelines.

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