How do I use this for a new repository?

I've created a new local repository with some objects stored in git-lfs. When I try to push to my Bitbucket remote using ssh (the url is like, I'm prompted for an https username and password, and when I provide my Bitbucket credentials, they do not appear to be accepted (i.e. I see the dialog again.) What's going on?

1 answer

This widget could not be displayed.

Hi Steven,

I think the reason you are seeing the dialog again is that the git-lfs client sends multiple requests, and each one needs to be authorised. It sends one request to get the URLs to upload each file, and then one request per upload.

In order to avoid having to enter your credentials each time, git has the ability to cache your password, as described for example here:

If you activate this, you should not have to enter your password multiple times.

Please tell me if that does not solve your problem.



Thanks for the answer Philipp, but this doesn't appear to work on accounts with 2FA enabled. Please advise. I can open a new question if needed.

Suggest an answer

Log in or Sign up to answer
Atlassian Summit 2018

Meet the community IRL

Atlassian Summit is an excellent opportunity for in-person support, training, and networking.

Learn more
Community showcase
Published Jul 25, 2018 in Marketplace Apps

Jira Cloud and Bitbucket Cloud Integration with Microsoft Teams

One of the newest products in the Microsoft family - Microsoft Teams,  is a chat-based hub for teamwork that integrates all the people, content, and tools your team needs to be more engaged and ...

734 views 0 3
Read article

Atlassian User Groups

Connect with like-minded Atlassian users at free events near you!

Find a group

Connect with like-minded Atlassian users at free events near you!

Find my local user group

Unfortunately there are no AUG chapters near you at the moment.

Start an AUG

You're one step closer to meeting fellow Atlassian users at your local meet up. Learn more about AUGs

Groups near you