FishEye Mercurial Authentication.

While trying to add repository from BitBucket following error message shown

Error testing connection.
CreateProcess error=2, The system cannot find the file specified
at java.lang.ProcessImpl.create(Native Method)
at java.lang.ProcessImpl.<init>(Unknown Source)
at java.lang.ProcessImpl.start(Unknown Source)
at java.lang.ProcessBuilder.start(Unknown Source)
at com.atlassian.utils.process.ExternalProcessImpl.createDefaultProcess(

Connection failed.

someone please help.

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Hi Rahul,

This could be the issue if you not have Mercurial properly installed on your FE server. FE maintains an own copy of the repo hence Mercurial has to be installed and accessible to FE.

See a similar issue with Git.

Hope that helped!


// Svante

what is remedy for that?

Hi Rahul,

Check out the Mercurial Client Setup page. This describes what you need to do. Also take a look at Supported Platforms page that your Mercurial version is ok.


// Svante


After doing Mercurial client setup it worked perfectly.



Glad to help :-)

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