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Lm:install fails to install Hit Credential Manager Helper

I have searched extensively and found plenty of people with similar issues, however, in my case I can’t even get the Netlify’s Git Credential Helper for Windows to install.

This is the result of an lm:install

netlify lm:install
√ Checking Git version [2.30.1.windows.1]
√ Checking Git LFS version [2.13.2]
√ Checking Git LFS filters
| Installing Netlify’s Git Credential Helper for Windows
√ Checking Git version [2.30.1.windows.1]
√ Checking Git LFS version [2.13.2]
√ Checking Git LFS filters
√ Installing Netlify’s Git Credential Helper for Windows
√ Configuring Git to use Netlify’s Git Credential Helper

lm:info straight after the above command returns this:

netlify lm:info
√ Checking Git version [2.30.1.windows.1]
√ Checking Git LFS version [2.13.2]
√ Checking Git LFS filters
× Checking Netlify’s Git Credentials version
→ Check that Netlify’s Git Credential helper is installed and updated to the latest version

I’m currently testing this on https://sol-starter-template.netlify.app/

Any help would be much appreciated.

TIA
MartyNZ

Hi, @MartyNZ. Where the Git Credential Help is installed on most other operating systems, there is an explanation about manual steps which must be taken to make the configuration persist.

For example, this is what happens when I run netlify lm:install on an Ubuntu Linux system:

$ netlify lm:install
  ✔ Checking Git version [2.25.1]
  ✔ Checking Git LFS version [2.9.2]
  ✔ Checking Git LFS filters
  ✔ Installing Netlify's Git Credential Helper for Linux
  ✔ Configuring Git to use Netlify's Git Credential Helper

   ┌────────────────────────────----------------------------───────────────┐
   │                                                                       │
   │   Run this command to use Netlify Large Media in your current shell   │
   │                                                                       │
   │      source /home/username/.config/netlify/helper/path.bash.inc       │
   │                                                                       │
   └───────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────┘

If I don’t run that command I I run netlify lm:info I get the same thing you do:

$ netlify lm:info
  ✔ Checking Git version [2.25.1]
  ✔ Checking Git LFS version [2.9.2]
  ✔ Checking Git LFS filters
  ✖ Checking Netlify's Git Credentials version
    → Check that Netlify's Git Credential helper is installed and updated to the latest version

However, if I run the command recommended then it works:

$ source /home/username/.config/netlify/helper/path.bash.inc
$ netlify lm:info
  ✔ Checking Git version [2.25.1]
  ✔ Checking Git LFS version [2.9.2]
  ✔ Checking Git LFS filters
  ✔ Checking Netlify's Git Credentials version [0.1.10]

What I don’t know is what the Git Credential Helper says on a Windows system for the “Run this command” section. What does it say when the install is complete?