Creating a Git Repository in HiDrive

Git is free software used for the distributed version management of files. By using Git with HiDrive, multiple users can work on the same project. In this article, we'll explain how to create a Git repository in HiDrive.

Requirements
  • HiDrive Pro package or another HiDrive package in combination with add-on protocols
  • Administrator permissions in HiDrive or administrator privileges granted by another HiDrive administrator

Activation in HiDrive

To activate Git in your HiDrive account:

  • Open the HiDrive web app in your browser.
  • In the menu bar, select Settings > Access rights and protocols.
  • Click on the pencil icon.
  • Enable Git.
  • Complete your entries with Save.

Creating a Git Repository

To create a Git repository in HiDrive:

  • Open the HiDrive web app in your browser.
  • Select Private from the menu bar.
  • On the right side of the detail view, click the More icon. A context menu opens.
  • Select Create Git Repository.
  • Enter a name for the repository and finish your entry with Create. A new window opens.
  • Use the URL displayed to connect your local Git repository to your HiDrive Git repository.
Notes
  • Only make changes to your repository via Git. Changes to the repository using other protocols or the HiDrive file manager may result in a corrupted database.
  • Please note that HiDrive does not support remote hooks.

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