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Edit a Repository

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Editing a repository allows you to modify various information about a repository, such as the repository type or location of the repository.


  1. Go go Design > Repositories and select the repository you would like to edit.
  2. Go to the Info tab and click Edit.




  1. The fields you can edit depend the repository type you select. You can edit the following fields:
    • Name: The name of the repository.
    • Description (Optional): A user-supplied description of the repository.  
    • Type: The type of repository being added. RightScale supports git, svn or a compressed file (tgz, gzip, or tar).
    • Tag/Branch (Git only): The branch of the repository which contains the cookbooks.
    • Revision (Subversion only): The revision of the repository which contains the cookbooks.
    • URL: The URL where the repository is located.
    • Git SSH Key (Git only): Select your Git SSH key from the list of credentials, or enter a new SSH key.
    • Username (Subversion or compressed file): Select the username to access your repository from the list of credentials. You can also add a new username.
    • Password (Subversion or compressed file): Select the password to access your repository from the list of credentials. You can also add a new password.
    • Cookbook Paths: The path (URL) to the cookbooks in your repository. You can add multiple paths.
  2. Make the changes you would lick and click Save.
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