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Creating pull request fails with: "Request failed with status code: 403" #1361

jcansdale opened this Issue Dec 1, 2017 · 2 comments


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jcansdale commented Dec 1, 2017

  • GitHub Extension for Visual Studio version: 2.3.7 (dev)
  • Visual Studio version: 2015
  1. Clicked on Pull Requests, Create New:


  1. Entered title and description:


  1. Request fails with Request failed with status code: 403.

Same happened after branch was created and pushed.

@jcansdale jcansdale added the bug label Dec 1, 2017

@meaghanlewis meaghanlewis added this to High Priority in BUGS Dec 2, 2017


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grokys commented Dec 5, 2017

@jcansdale are you able to repro this still? 403 is a HTTP Forbidden, which suggests either:

  1. You were logged in with another account that doesn't have access to the repo
  2. There was a GitHub problem

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jcansdale commented Dec 6, 2017

Logging out and back in fixed this. It has happened before. Leaving this issue open for the moment.

@meaghanlewis meaghanlewis moved this from High Priority to In Progress in BUGS Dec 6, 2017

@grokys grokys closed this in #1370 Dec 13, 2017

BUGS automation moved this from In Progress to Done Dec 13, 2017

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