bitbucket branch permission not working as it should

why my bitbucket branch permission in the exclusion list is not working as it should?

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It's hard to say without more information. Perhaps you can specify what your branch permission configuration is and what you expect and what actually happens?

i set the branch configuration with this:

Optional: Add exemptions for any of the selected restrictions. Adding a user or group as an exemption means that it will not apply to them. This is not required; not adding any exemptions means the restriction will apply to everyone.

put the Atlassian (bamboo build machine) user id in the exclusion list for branch "develop"

I checked Prevent all changes, Prevent changes without a pull request, except by Atlassian userID. When bamboo do a release to staging, the Atlassian should automatically update all pom.xml files to the next development version and push the branch backup.

This will work if i remove the "develop" branch in the branch permission, however, once i put it back, it will failed and complain with this error:

'refs/heads/develop' is read-only.Branch refs/heads/develop can only be modified through pull requests.Check your branch permissions configuration with the project administrator.-


perhaps there maybe another hidden switch that need to activate? I could not figure it out this.



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When the push is working, without the branch restrictions, can you check if the commit is made by the same user id you are trying to exclude? You might have a different user id in the git config? 

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