Adding a github enterprise account to source tree

I was wondering if there is a way to add a github enterprise account to source tree. I can add an account, but the URL for the enterprise server cannot be edited.

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Hey Isaac,

If you're looking for support in the hosted repositories section of SourceTree then GitHub Enterprise currently isn't supported. There are open issues for it though (SRCTREE-1182 and SRCTREEWIN-1034).

If you simply want to clone a GH:E repository then you can just clone as you normally would just without using hosted repositories. Any repository that's accessible to you whether publicly or over VPN or in your local network can be cloned into SourceTree.


And update on this? it's 2018...

Is there any plan for SourceTree to ever prioritize this functionality?

I 2nd this question!

I feel like just calling this out here that I highly doubt Atlassian want's to priorize - or even do it at all - because GitHub Enterprise is a direct competitor to their Stash product. GitHub's desktop client is not as feature rich as Atlassian's SourceTree so this is a natural way to try to help point business users to use stash over GH:E.

Hey Ryan,

GitHub is also a direct competitor to Bitbucket, yet we support that :) this isn't anything to do with competition, we're happy to support GH:E accounts, but there hasn't been enough interest in it for us to prioritise it.

Furthermore, SourceTree doesn't stop you from using GH:E repositories at all, you just need to enter the clone URL, which is a one-time thing for a repository, so we don't stop you from using any host whatsoever. You can clone from wherever you want provided you've got access.

There's a number of factors that determine whether we're going to implement a feature; time, interest, awesomeness, and generally whether it's worth it. Because right now users can clone from GH:E it's not inhibiting them from using SourceTree with their GH:E repositories. This doesn't mean we don't think it's important, it just means for the moment they can perform all the actions like they normally can with other repositories, just without having a list of them in their hosted repositories list.

Hope that helps

Hey Kieran, this certainly helps. As I need to be able to provide an easy interface at our faculty that works with our Enterprise version of Git at the university, you just confirmed SourceTree is not an option. If I have to explain that work flow to our students, PhDs and professors, I better find another option. Thank you

Kieran, this is about more than having GH:E repos listed in the hosted repos list.  It's about using SourceTree to directly open pull requests, making it a MUCH more valuable workflow tool.


Just wanted to check if GitHub Enterprise is still unsupported by SourceTree?

It seems as though GitHub Enterprise is still unsupported by SourceTree. Are there any plans to ever change that?

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