I’m trying to setup a user to access to netlify CMS but somehow everytime I’m finishing up the setup of the user (defining the password), then an error pops up saying: “Please ask your administrator to reissue Git the Gateway token”. What do do ?
I have setup a site before with CMS netlify and everything worked all fine ! I don’t know what to do. My netlify site is: Netlify CMS | Admin
Thank you for your help !
Hi @anthonysalamin Welcome to the forums
You should be able to reissue a Git Gateway token here:
Site Settings > Identity > Git Gateway > [Edit Settings] > [Generate access token in GitHub]
Hi @kylesloper ,
Thanks alot for lookin into it for me !
I could access the git token and did reissue another one with github as you said but still no luck.
I now have another errror: “Git Gateway Error: [object Object]” ?
Makes me wonder how the netlify CMS trully reliable is ?
I’m testing things around before moving all my websites onto netlify.
Is it because I’m running on the free tier netlify plan ?
Should I wait or clear some cache ?
Here some screenshots:
Can you please link to a repo of this project?
Of course, there you go:
Thank you very much for taking the time, much appreciated !
EDIT: I did check this topic Git Gateway error - #12 by erez but couldn’t find a solution to my issue.
It looks like you haven’t set a
branch. NetlifyCMS will default to
master but yours is
+++ branch: main
backend config should look like this.
It works !
Thank you so much for having taken the time to go through the code for me !
Really appreciate !
Hi @kylesloper ,
I’m sorry to bother you again…
It was working all fine yesterday, today I have again the same error:
“Git Gateway Error: Please ask your site administrator to reissue the Git Gateway token.”
My GitHub repo triggered a new netlify build, does that mean my Git Gateway toeken has expired and I have to reissue one every time a build is being done ?
Every time a user will work on the netlify CMS will trigger a new netlify build, does that mean he/she will have to ask me to emit a new Git Gateway token again ?
Thank you so much for your vluable insights !
You can also specify a custom API token in Git Gateway settings in Netlify UI. That can give you more control over when the token expeires.