Add an Access Node for GitHub


Add a Windows or UNIX server to be the access node for Git server. You can add multiple access nodes for faster backups.

Before You Begin

  • Verify that your environment meets the system requirements for Windows or UNIX.

  • The Git client application must be installed on the access node. To download Git, see Git Downloads.

  • The Git Large File Storage (LFS) package must be installed on the access node. To download and install Git LFS, see Git Installation.

  • To add the access node, you need the following information:

    • Host name

    • User name and password


  1. From the navigation pane, go to Manage > Servers.

    The Servers page appears.

  2. In the upper-right area of the page, click Add server.

    The Add server dialog box appears.

  3. Click Select this method to install software packages on your computer.

  4. From the Select packages list, select Cloud Apps, and then click OK.

  5. Click Install.