Tuesday, 11 July 2017

Git, TFS and the Credential Manager

A colleague rang up saying he could not clone anything from the command line, but everything was fine in Visual Studio. All he got from PowerShell was an error stating he was not authorised to access the project.

He did not want to setup a PAT or SSH keys, and this behaviour was quite odd to say the least. There was also a VPN in the mix.

At the end of the day the easiest way to get around this was using the Windows Credential Manager:

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