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Set the credential.helper = store --file=... property as shown in the example above and create an empty file at that location.

Fill out the entries as shown below. Not that you must use percent encoding for any reserved characters. Look at that Wikipedia link to find the right codes.


If you have trouble with this not working and SmartGit, Eclipse, IntelliJ, Git are still asking for the password all the time, check this file. The entries might have gotten deleted because the username didn't match the credential.username, user name and email were wrong, or the password was wrong, or the server was down. Furthermore if authentication fails for any reason these entries may get deleted and you will have to re-add them.

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