Authorizing requests for GitLab

You can authorize yourself to send Git requests, or a user with JazzAdmin repository group permissions can authorize all users. The authorization status persists across server restarts.

Before you begin

You must be a valid IBM® Engineering Workflow Management (EWM) user.

About this task

The authorization for Git requests is based on an instance of Jazz™ Team Server and is not based on registered Git repositories. The authorization needs to happen only once on the Jazz Team Server and is valid until you revoke it.

Note: A team that pushes commits is authorized for Git operations. If you plan to enable linking commits to work items, and configure process enforcement on Push operations, you need to authorize requests.

If a functional user is used in the webhook, then that functional user should be authorized for Git operations.

Every user is required to authorize. Alternatively, if you are a Jazz administrator, you can (optionally) authorize all users on their behalf.


  1. In the web client, on CCM project page, click Source Control > Work with Git.
  2. Under Authorize Git Requests, click Grant Access.
  3. Optional: To revoke access to all users, click Revoke Access.

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