gh-auth-setup-git - Man Page

Setup git with GitHub CLI

Synopsis

gh auth setup-git [flags]

Description

This command configures git to use GitHub CLI as a credential helper. For more information on git credential helpers please reference: https://git-scm.com/docs/gitcredentials.

By default, GitHub CLI will be set as the credential helper for all authenticated hosts. If there is no authenticated hosts the command fails with an error.

Alternatively, use the --hostname flag to specify a single host to be configured. If the host is not authenticated with, the command fails with an error.

Options

-h, ā€‰--hostname <string>

The hostname to configure git for

Example

# Configure git to use GitHub CLI as the credential helper for all authenticated hosts
$ gh auth setup-git

# Configure git to use GitHub CLI as the credential helper for enterprise.internal host
$ gh auth setup-git --hostname enterprise.internal

See Also

gh-auth(1)

Referenced By

gh-auth(1).

Sep 2023 GitHub CLI manual