GIT Server (Linux) - Install and Configuration

Question ID : 290
Created on 2017-12-13 at 3:02 AM
Author : Veryant Support []

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This document is based on Linux version Centos7 and windows client with isCOBOL release 2017 R2 build#910.8-20170925-24471 and IDE version #135_8.

Section 1. Setup the Server

GIT is packaged with CentOS 7. What most internet docs do not inform you is the prerequisites required prior to setting up GIT. You must setup a non-root user. Next you edit the /etc/sudouser file and add that user to this file. I also uncommented many of the other options.
NOTE: Edit this file only with visudo.
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Upon attempting several web sites and following their instructions, I found there is a conflict if you are using XRDP services. You may disable this during the setup by performing the following command:

#yum-config-manager --save --setopt=xrdp.skip_if_unavailable=true
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After performing that step, I upgraded my GIT installation successfully.

[root@localhost etc]# yum install git
[root@localhost etc]# git --version
git version
after many researches and attempts, I was finally able to perform the following steps:

sudo yum groupinstall "Development Tools"
sudo yum install gettext-devel openssl-devel perl-CPAN perl-devel zlib-devel

Section 2. Setup

Now that you have git installed, you will need to submit some information about yourself so that commit messages will be generated with the correct information attached. To do so, use the git configcommand to provide the name and email address that you would like to have embedded into your commits:

git config --global "Your Name"
git config --global ""
To confirm that these configurations were added successfully, we can see all the configuration items that have been set by typing:

git config --list

Section 3. GIT HUB

Create account on git hub
Add git perspective to ide
Create project in ide
Right click on project ->Tesm->share and select GIT
Open github desktop
Add existing repository and whamo...
Pushed changes to hub successfully... does this automatically from local repos

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