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Cloning a repository using OAuth token


I'm using Bitbucket Server version 5.16.

I would like clone a repository via http using an OAuth token generated for my app from an application link.

Initially, i tried to do it like so (the way it works for bitbucket server):

git clone http://x-token-auth:<oauth token>

 however, that fails with authentication failure.

I tried additional combinations of usernames, permutations with the access token and token secret, all of which failed.

How do i clone a repository using OAuth token generated for my app from an application link in Bitbucket Server 5.16?


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Hi Nir,

OAuth tokens cannot be used for cloning - if you want to use a token you'll need to use a Personal Access Token:




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Hey Christian,

Not the answer i was hoping for but thanks for your reply.

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