RE: git question from a newbie
- Date: Thu, 7 Jun 2018 12:46:40 +0000
- From: "Heinz, Steve" <SHeinz@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
- Subject: RE: git question from a newbie
Thank you. I didn't realize that when you set up a remote repository, it is just a folder. I thought the fact that I had it setup as a website, was going to handle what I needed.
It wasn't until your email that I realized I had to use some type of client. I installed Bonobo as the remote repository and bam it worked!
You are right that the info on Windows is a bit sparse. I learned a lot and want to thank you again.
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From: Bryan Turner <bturner@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Sent: Tuesday, June 05, 2018 6:29 PM
To: Heinz, Steve <SHeinz@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Cc: Git Users <git@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Subject: Re: git question from a newbie
On Tue, Jun 5, 2018 at 2:33 PM Heinz, Steve <SHeinz@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> I am new to Git and have read quite a few articles on it.
> I am planning on setting up a remote repository on a windows 2012 R2 server and will access it via HTTPS.
> I am setting up a local repository on my desk top (others in my group will do the same).
> On "server1": I install Git and create a repository "repos".
> On "server1": I create a dummy webpage "default.htm" and place it in the repo folder.
> On "server1": I create a web application in IIS pointing to Git
> On Server1": change permissions so IIS_User has access to the folders.
> On "server1": inside the "repos" folder and right click and choose "bash here"
> On "server1": $ git init -bare (it's really 2 hyphens)
This might create a _repository_, but it's not going to set up any Git hosting processing for it. You might be able to clone using the fallback to the "dumb" HTTP protocol (though I doubt it, with the steps you've shown) , but you won't be able to push.
You need handlers for git-http-backend which handle info/refs and other requests that are related to the Git HTTP wire protocol.
Documentation for setting up Git's HTTP protocol via Apache are pretty easy to find, but IIS instructions are a bit more sparse. I don't know of any good ones off the top of my head. But that's your issue; your IIS setup isn't really a valid Git remote; it's just a Git repository with contents visible via HTTP.
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