Troubleshooting Git Error in Develop: Missing “read_repository” Permission

  • 15 April 2024
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When opening a project in the platform and trying certain Git operations in Develop, users meet an error message saying that an operation needs the additional permission “read_repository”. 


This error occurs when the user's Git account lacks the necessary permission to read the repository. 

Resolution steps 

To resolve this issue: 

  1. Access your user settings within Develop by visiting the URL User Settings ( and verify your permissions.


  2. Click the ellipses (...) and select Edit Permissions to open a new dialog box.


  3. Select the read_repository checkbox and click Update Permissions.
    This adds the new permission to your permission list.

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