The Credentials page shows an overview of your saved version control service credentials (e.g. for https://github.com). The version control credentials are needed to be able to interact with version controlled libraries, e.g. fetch remote updates or contribute with your changes to make them accessible for other users.
Select Master Password🔗
To enable saving of credentials, you need to select a master password which will be used to protect the credentials to your version control services. You will be guided to do this at the Credentials page and at the Repository Management page if a master password is not set already. Select a master password and keep it safe.
Once the master password is set, credentials are automatically saved when entering credentials to check out version controlled content from the Repository Management page. Credentials can also be added on the Credentials page if this is preferred, through "New Credential":
It is recommended to enter the url to the Git/SVN service (e.g. https://github.com) when adding credentials, and not to the repository (e.g. https://github.com/my-organization/my-repo). This is done automatically when adding credentials at checkout through the Repository Management page (recommended).
Note that for Git services, the credentials should be a user name and a Git token, and not the password to the Git service (e.g. password to github). Git tokens are generated from the git service web page. For github, they can be generated at the personal access tokens page, and for gitlab from the personal access tokens page.
Due to git design, git credentials are removed from the saved credentials when the token is invalid (e.g. has expired). If this happens, the credentials for the git service needs to be re-entered, through the credentials page or at the repository management page at checkout.
When the saved credentials are unlocked using the master password, version control service credentials can be updated from the expanded entry in the Credentials page.
Forgot Your Password?🔗
If you forgot your master password, you can reset it using "Forgot your credentials password?" to the bottom right of the page. The option is visible only when the saved credentials are locked. Note that the master password is never saved due to security reasons, so if you have lost it you need to add the needed version control service credentials again. After doing this, a new master password can be selected and version control service credentials can be entered as before.