If everytime you go to do a remote connect (e.g.
push) to github and it requests
your github password, then you have most likely have a problem with your credential helper.
The credential helper is part of a standard github or
But sometimes things don’t go as planned, or perhaps your github install was part
of a larger “all-in-one” install and something got improperly configured.
The good new is it’s an easy enough problem to fix.
These instructions apply to OS X, but you can check GitHub Help for your platform.
1: First, check to see if you have the credential helper installed:
If you get the following then it is installed, go to step 3:
But if you get, go to step 2:
2: Then you need to install and configure it with:
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3: Lastly, modify your git config file to use the helper:
The next time you
push you’ll be asked for your github
password, but after that it should be remembered in your OS X keychain for each
subsequent remote access request.
Thanx for reading. Stay tuned for more from the front lines…