after adding password cann no longer push/pull

I pulled a repository, changed sth and added a password.

Now I can not push:

hg push --verbose --debug

results in

pushing to
http auth: user rei3ner, password not set
sending capabilities command
abort: error: Connection timed out

I think the question is how to make hg ask me for my password, right?

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Hi  Ernst! You can create an auth section in your .hgrc file. That will allow you to enter your credentials:

bb.prefix =
bb.username = your_username
bb.password = your_password

The 'bb' part is an arbitrary identifier and it's used to match the prefix with username and password - handy for managing different username/password combinations with different sites (prefix).


Hope that helps!


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