I have connected Source Tree (2.7.152) to BitBucket but since most recent update I have authentication issues. Each time when I try to pull or to push is telling me that credentials are invalid because of third party software and I need to go to Preferences -> Accounts and re-authenticate my account again.
Any clue what is going on?
Pushing to https://firstname.lastname@example.org/mydev/repo.git
remote: Invalid username or password. If you log in via a third party service you must ensure you have an account password set in your account profile.
fatal: Authentication failed for 'https://email@example.com/mydev/repo.git/'
Completed with errors, see above
I fixed this by deleting the whole Sourcetree folder in Library/application support/sourcetree and re-installing. Prior to that I had changed my password, which didn't work, but maybe it had an effect (in case someone tries this, and the first step doesn't solve it by itself).
This was on Sourcetree 2.7 on Mac OS Sierra.
POS F'ing Sourcetree. This happens with almost every update. Everything is/has been fine, install the latest update, all of my authentications fail, constantly have to enter username/password. Here's a great tip that I just found: Don't use Sourcetree. Switch to command line (which I'm still not a fan of) or GitKraken. 0% issues. I hate you, Sourcetree. POS. Gone.
Looks like this is the same ssh issue which many folks are facing.
Please check if your ssh keys are added to the agent by running below command in terminal
If none are listed, please add the key to the agent using below command,
This should fix your problems.
If you want to learn more about why this happens and how to fix this permanently, read this Technical Note from Apple
Supported Platforms macOS Sourcetree has a lot to offer and, like many developer tools, finding and using it all can be a challenge, especially for a new user. Everyone might not love ...
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