Installing and configuring Git

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This procedure describes how to install and configure Git in order to store all your project data (Jobs, Database connections, Routines, Joblets, data models, processes, stored procedures etc.) in the shared Repository of the Talend Studio.

For more information on the supported Git servers, see Compatible version control systems.


  1. Download the Git version corresponding to your system at and follow the installation instructions.
  2. Open a terminal instance.
  3. Create an SSH key using the following command:
  4. Put the generated key files in the /home/User_Name/.ssh folder.
  5. Add the generated public key to settings of your Git server.
  6. Use the following command to create a known-hosts file:
    ssh-keyscan -H git_server_hostname >> known_hosts
  7. Create a config file in your .ssh folder.
  8. Add the following content and adapt it to your configuration:
                            git_server_hostname IdentityFIle  /home/User_Name/.ssh/id_rsa
  9. Add the connection information to the Talend Administration Center configuration. For more information, see the Talend Administration Center User Guide.