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Need to create new ssh key every time I try to push to remote

Deleted user Aug 31, 2019

Every couple of days, when I want to push updates to Bitbucket via Sourcetree, I get a "Could not read from remote repository." error.

To solve that I deed to delete my ssh key form my computer (Mac Pro) and my Bitbucket account and create a new one. Then I can push to remote until I try again a couple of days later. Then I have to replace the ssh keys again.

This started after I updated the Sourcetree app which is on Version3.2.1 (225) now and seems to be the current version.

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Hi @[deleted] ,

It could be an issue where the ssh agent used by Sourcetree does not have the SSH key stored. Perhaps, you could attempt on:

  1. Click the Console / Terminal button
  2. In the new CLI console / terminal, type
    ssh-add -K ~/.ssh/<git_key_name>
    # provide the location where the SSH key
  3. Back in the Sourcetree UI, try doing a fetch an verify the log output

Kind regards,
Rafael

Deleted user Sep 01, 2019

I have been working on my project so I needed to to a push to Bitbucket again. I did what you suggested first and the push worked as expected again. Thanks, @Rafael Pinto Sperafico !

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Hm, I would say it's problem source tree, 

Could you check error logs for source tree ?

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