Please pardon my ignorance; I'm new to Git and not sure where better to look for an answer, but what's the purpose of the colon after 'example.com' in the following url (which points to a git repository on my mediatemple server)?
git remote add repo_name ssh://firstname.lastname@example.org:/home/45678/domains/git.example.com/html/example.git
This syntax is actually wrong, but it's a bit like the
scp-style syntax that you can use in git URLs, where it separates the hostname from the path on that host. Your options for specifying git URLs are listed in the git clone documentation. In your case you probably want one of the following instead:
In either case, the username is
serveradmin%example.com, the hostname is
example.com and the path on that host is