Clone GitHub repository - Authentication Failed

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I am trying to clone a GitHub repository to Matlab, but every time I put the link to the repository path through source control, I am asked to insert my username and password.
Although the credentials I insert are correct, I am repeatedly requested to insert the username and password again. If I don't insert my credentials, the authentication fails and I do not have access to the repository.
Has anyone faced this issue and, if so, any ideas on how to resolve it?

Answers (1)

Turlough Hughes
Turlough Hughes on 2 Nov 2021
You need to follow the steps described here. See the part about git credential manager or setting up ssh authentication. Make sure also that you have Git installed.
I used this a while back to setup git hooks, which are very handy for push, pull, commit, etc with a remote repository on GitHub. I don't think it's necessary to do steps 1 - 3 (Git Hooks) if you're just trying to sort out the credentials, but if you're working with remote repos regularly then it's pretty useful to have Git Hooks as well.
Luca Martinelli
Luca Martinelli on 8 Aug 2022
Try inserting a Token instead of the password. Whan you generate the token, remember to give sufficient rights.

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