I just connected to GIT from Eclipse Juno using EGit, and successfully cloned a certain remote repository. During the clone I entered my Github username and password, but chose not to save them.
Then I tried to "Fetch from Upstream". I got this error:
https://github.com/biunlp/nlp-lab.git: not authorized
Remotes > origin > <your push url>"
If you want to access multiple repositories on the same server without providing the same credentials multiple times, you may use .netrc. With this, eGit will use the configuration you provide.
_netrcin Windows) in the user home directory.
machine my.server1.com login yourUserName password yourPassword machine my.server2.com login yourUserName password yourPassword
The Stash documentation contains more information about .netrc
Security issue The problem with using .netrc this way is that the password is visible in plain text. Refer to this answer in Stackoverflow to solve that problem.