A GitHub connection is configured via the GitHub connector to establish access to an account on the GitHub server. Once a connection is established, you can configure one or more GitHub activities associated with that connection to use as a source or target within an operation.
Creating or Editing a GitHub Connection
From the design canvas, open the Connectivity tab of the design component palette:
To configure a new GitHub connection, within the Connectors filter, click the GitHub connector block:
To configure an existing GitHub connection, within the Endpoints filter, double-click the GitHub connection block:
This will open a configuration screen for the GitHub connection, covered next.
Configuring a GitHub Connection
Configuration of a GitHub connection includes these fields:
TIP: Fields with a variable icon support using global variables,
project variables, and Jitterbit variables. Begin typing an open square bracket
[ into the field or click the
variable icon to display existing variables to choose from.
Endpoint Name: Enter a name to use to identify the GitHub connection. The name must be unique for each GitHub connection and must not contain forward slashes (
/) or colons (
GitHub Username: Enter the GitHub username that you previously saved. See GitHub Registration.
GitHub Personal Access Token: Enter the GitHub personal access token that you previously saved. See GitHub Registration.
Test: Click this button to verify the connection. The server will check only that the specified user can make a connection.
Save Changes: Click this button to save and close the connection configuration.
Discard Changes: After making changes to a new or existing configuration, click Discard Changes to close the configuration without saving. A message will ask you to confirm that you want to discard changes.
Delete: After opening an existing connection configuration, click Delete to permanently delete the connection from the project and close the configuration see Component Dependencies, Deletion, and Removal.
After configuring a GitHub connection, you can configure one or more GitHub activities associated with that connection to use as a source or target within an operation. For more information, see these pages:
Query File: Retrieves a file from a GitHub repository and is used as a source in an operation.
Create File: Creates a file in a GitHub repository and is used as a target in an operation.
Update File: Updates a file in a GitHub repository and is used as a target in an operation.
Delete File: Deletes a file from a GitHub repository and is used as a target in an operation.
Last updated: Jun 25, 2019
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