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Troubleshooting commits

  • Commit exists on GitHub but not in my local clone

    Sometimes a commit will be viewable on GitHub Enterprise Server, but will not exist in your local clone of the repository.

  • Why are my commits linked to the wrong user?

    GitHub Enterprise Server uses the email address in the commit header to link the commit to a GitHub user. If your commits are being linked to another user, or not linked to a user at all, you may need to change your local Git configuration settings, add an email address to your account email settings, or do both.