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Maybe you can help me out. I have a server which I'm accessing thru a SSH tunnel. On this server, I want to clone a git repo from bitbucket, but bitbucket uses Port 22 as well, I assume. So how can I clone the repo to my server using another port?

fyi I came with this solution since I'm struggling with a weird error. When I try to clone a repo on the server, the program gets stuck at "Cloning into repository....". After some googling, I found out that the connection to the repo server is "broken". So this is my guess why - I'm connecting to it using SSH.


UPDATE This is the console output

root@245:/path/to/dev# git clone git@bitbucket.org:123456789/repo.git
Cloning into repo...

and thats it. It gets stuck after "Cloning into dev"...

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Am I correct in understanding you're opening an SSH connection to a machine, let's say MachineA, and from that machine, you're issuing a git clone git@bitbucket.org:tutorials/mydvcsproject.git, and that fails? If that's the case, this doesn't sound like a port issue (an outbound connection will go out using a free, 'random' port, and connect to remote port 22 - your local port 22 isn't used for outgoing). Also, the fact that you're seeing this when attempting to clone over HTTPS indicates this is not a port issue. Can we see the full console output when you run your git command? –  ernie Feb 25 '13 at 19:46
Also, you should edit the question - your real question is why you can't clone from bitbucket, and by going down this port path, you've asked an XY problem –  ernie Feb 25 '13 at 19:49
@ernie thanks for your reply. See the update above for the console output! –  user1351482 Feb 26 '13 at 10:01
What's the https output? Have you exchanged identities? There's a good tutorial on setting up the connection. –  ernie Feb 26 '13 at 17:04

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Have you tried looking at the documentation for setting up SSH for Git/BitBucket?

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Yep, but didnt work out either.. –  user1351482 Mar 1 '13 at 12:04

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