Bonobo Git Server

Frequently Asked Questions

How to support Bonobo Git Server?

You can

Thank you for using this project and your support.

How to clone a repository?

How do I change my password?

How to backup data?

How to change repositories folder?

Can I allow anonymous access to a repository?

For allowing anonymous push you have to modify global settings.

fatal: http: /info/refs not valid: is this a git repository?

This is a git client way of saying that it didn’t receive git stream as a response from a server. That usually means, that there has been an error on the server side.

To determine what type of error it is, view the log file located at App_Data/Bonobo.Git.Server.Errors.log.

Bonobo Git Server doesn’t serve CSS

This is a common issue for Windows 8 users, please see the topic. The solution is simple:

Cloning Error - RPC failed

There are multiple reasons why this error can occure on the client, but the most frequent ones are related to the size of the request. If you encounter this issue try to increase the following values.

Apparently, there is no need in limiting maxRequestLength on IIS 8.0 so if you run into troubles, try to remove the line.

SSL and large repositories

When using SSL and pushing large repository you should increase the variable size as described above and if it still doesn’t help you should apply the following Microsoft patch (KB2634328).

Error 500.19 and file execution issues and locked on IIS 8

To resolve it I had to execute:

%windir%\system32\inetsrv\appcmd unlock config -section:system.webServer/handlers
%windir%\system32\inetsrv\appcmd unlock config -section:system.webServer/modules