Can Repository Root for Git jira plugin(Git version control viewer) be based on remote location?

While configuring repository in JIRA, can the value of Repository root be based on remote location? My repository is in remote location from jira instance.

Should I clone the remote repository on the machine where jira instance is running and specify path of the clone as value of Repository Root. In this case, should we keep clone always up to date to reflect the correct data under Git Commits tab?

Thanks for any help in this regard.

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No, you shouldn't.

Just add your remote repository using Add Repository Wizard -  Pass your repository origin in "Repository location" input, then Git Plugin clones your repository and does periodic 'git fetch' by itself. The reindex interval is 5 mins by default.


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