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Logging into Git as a GitHub App #24664

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👋 @cjdenio –– great questions! Thank you for raising them here 🙇‍♂️

How would I log into Git as a GitHub App? 🤔 I’ve sort of got it working, but I’m curious what the “actual” way of doing this is 😃

It’s possible to authenticate with GitHub.com as a GitHub App; here’s the section on HTTP-based Git access by an installation.

What would I set as the Git username and email? Thank you!

That’s a great question! The way we currently attribute commits made by GitHub Apps isn’t currently publicly documented in our Setting your commit email address article and is subject to change at anytime without notice. If it’s helpful in the meantime, here’s something you could try (though your mileage may…

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