I've seen this issue mentioned a few times throughout the forums, but the solutions that I've found there do not seem to be working for me.
In short, I use Sourcetree all day long and make frequent commits. Each time I commit (or pull) the app prompts me for my username and password.
Can someone please advise?
Welcome to the Atlassian Community.
When you get prompted for username and password, is it Git Credential Manager for Windows that is prompting it? If that is the case you can turn it off by running these two commands:
git config --system --unset credential.helper
git config --global --add core.askpass
OK, so after many abortive attempts to address the problem, I finally came across this little nugget about three quarters of the way toward the end of the Git Credential Manager help file (located on my machine here: C:/Users/[myusername/AppData/Local/Atlassian/SourceTree/git_extras/git-credential-manager.html):
You need to configure SourceTree to use the version of Git installed for the entire system. By default, SourceTree uses a local copy of portable Git.
To fix this go to ‘Tools > Options > Git’ and click the ‘Use System Git’ button.
My button just said "System", not "Use System Git", but it did the trick, happy to report. Now if I could just have the 4 hours I spent digging for this back ... :/
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