Create
cancel
Showing results for 
Search instead for 
Did you mean: 
Sign up Log in

It's not the same without you

Join the community to find out what other Atlassian users are discussing, debating and creating.

Atlassian Community Hero Image Collage

Allow usage of custom names for ssh key

Hello colleagues!

Recently my team moved to GitLab and i have stumbled upon a blocker that prevents me from using SourceTree al all.

When trying to add GitLab account with SSH access to repository, sourcetree only supposes that name of an ssh RSA keypair will be id_rsa.pub / id_rsa. The problem is, id_rsa is already taken by another keypair on my computer that is used to connect to hundreds of systems. I have dedicated keypair for git access with different name, say git_rsa/git_rsa.pub and looks like SourceTree cannot allow me to use any custom name for a keypair.

To make it clear:

- i am NOT going to default id_rsa to gitlab for security reasons

- i am NOT going to make any symlinks, it's inconvenient

What i need is to be able to force SourceTree to use a keypair with name _different_ from id_rsa 

Is there any kind of solution for that?

1 comment

Same issue here, we want to use different ssh keys for different git accounts in Sourcetree, without the need to delete existing keys configured in github, but select them in Sourcetree.

Like s_shiyanovskiy likes this

Comment

Log in or Sign up to comment
TAGS
Community showcase
Published in Sourcetree

Tip from the team: configure your repos for hosting goodness!

Supported Platforms macOS Windows We recently introduced support for additional hosting services such as GitHub Enterprise, GitLab (Cloud, Community Edition, Enterprise Edition), and...

4,339 views 4 8
Read article

Community Events

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

Find an event

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

Unfortunately there are no Community Events near you at the moment.

Host an event

You're one step closer to meeting fellow Atlassian users at your local event. Learn more about Community Events

Events near you