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Unable to push a commit github

Deleted user Mar 15, 2019

Hi!

I wasn't able to push a commit to the repository on github. It gave me the following message:

git --no-optional-locks -c color.branch=false -c color.diff=false -c color.status=false -c diff.mnemonicprefix=false -c core.quotepath=false -c credential.helper=sourcetree push -v --tags origin refs/heads/master:refs/heads/master

Pushing to https://username@github.com/username/folder.git

remote: Permission to username/folder.git denied to username.

fatal: unable to access 'https://username@github.com/username/folder.git/': The requested URL returned error: 403

Please help me! Thanks!

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minnsey Atlassian Team Mar 19, 2019

Hi

What form of authentication are you using ? username/password, OAuth or an a Personal Access Token?

Is it possible that credentials don't have the right permissions for that repository? 

Hi!

I am using OAuth as suggested. Do you know how I can check if the credentials have the permissions to that repository? Thanks!

minnsey Atlassian Team Mar 20, 2019

Good question.

I'd check the permissions for that particular repository, check which users have which rights and check you are on there with write permission

Hi!

Yes, I have the permission to write to the repository. That's why I am pretty confusing. I was suggested to change the username/password. Do you know how to do that? 

minnsey Atlassian Team Mar 20, 2019

Can I check are you on mac or windows?

I'm assuming you would need to change the credentials on GitHub first and then clear out any old credentials locally.  On Windows this would be by deleting any 'git:' prefixed entries in the Windows Credential Manager. 

I’m using a Mac with the latest version. My Sourcetree is 3.1.1. Thanks!

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