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can't push via Sourcetree after setting up Visual Studio Code (remote: Password authentication is t)

Hey people,

 

I created my own repos. in github. I was able to commit and push and pull via Sourcetree just fine.

I discovered Visual Studio Code can also push changes for me. For that I had to enter a token. I created that token n Github and VSC is working just fine.

I still want to push via SourceTree though. But everytime I get the following message

 

git -c diff.mnemonicprefix=false -c core.quotepath=false --no-optional-locks push -v --tags origin master:master
fatal: credential-cache unavailable; no unix socket support
remote: Password authentication is temporarily disabled as part of a brownout. Please use a personal access token instead.
remote: Please see https://github.blog/2020-07-30-token-authentication-requirements-for-api-and-git-operations/ for more information.
fatal: unable to access 'https://github.com/kellerSepp/karriereTutorHTMLCSS.git/': The requested URL returned error: 403

Pushing to https://github.com/kellerSepp/karriereTutorHTMLCSS.git
Completed with errors, see above.

 

I sort of get it has to do something with the token. So I checked Tools->Options->Authentification and edited the git account entry:

I tried HTTPS & SSH ... Credentials :OAuth -> refresh OAuth Token

I see the green check for "Authentification ok" but I still can't push.

I am trying to solve this problem for 2.5 h...

can someone maybe please help me?

 

thank you

 

 

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Hey people,

 

short update.... I just went to shop some groceries, came back and tried to push my content again. Now it works just fine. I didn't do anything since publishing this post .. besides groceries ..

apperantly I have to wait until the gods of code allow me to push things.

So.. I see this case as solved. Sorry, but I have no clue why it works now .

I am experiencing the same issue.

Any idea how to speed it up?

I think there might be some sort of unreported GtiHub outage happening.  I am experiencing this same error message trying to pull from GitHub on another piece of software.

Like Yanir Calisar likes this

It says they are having a brownout so they've disabled password authentication. Perhaps they are disabling things they are planning on sunsetting soon in order to save power. 

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As Github earlier said we will no longer accept account passwords when authenticating with the REST API and will require the use of token-based authentication

to solve Password authentication is temporarily disabled as part of a brownout. Please use a personal access token instead of this error you just need to create a new token and then Update the remote URL.

That’s It. Your error will be solved.

Here Is explained Solution [Solved] Password authentication is temporarily disabled as part of a brownout. Please use a personal access token instead

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