Using TFS/Git from Xamarin, SourceTree, and other non-VS clients

If you create a new Team Foundation Service project from http://tfs.visualstudio.com and specify “Git” as the underlying provider, I found that Xamarin and SourceTree on MacOS did NOT like the credentials. I would get a “not authorized” error.

To correct this, in your browser, while in your TFS project, click on your name in the top right and go to your profile:

image

Click the “Credentials” tab:

mx33BBB

Click “Enable alternate credentials”:

mx36E6A

Put in a password and use THAT password from alternate git clients. That’s it!

Posted in Apple Stuff, General, Infrastructure, Team Foundation Server, Uncategorized

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

Archives
Categories

Enter your email address to follow this blog and receive notifications of new posts by email.

Join 5 other followers

%d bloggers like this: