Question

How to deploy from a private github repository?

I am setting up a new application on the App Platform. I’ve got my workspace and github in sync. I’ve also successfully deployed.

But, as soon as I set my github repository to private, I cannot deploy. How can I accomplish this? I prefer to have my source code private.

Thanks in advance, and sorry if this has already been asked (couldn’t find it).


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It could be that when you originally granted App Platform access to Github you only gave it limited permissions. To run through the Github auth process again you can visit https://cloud.digitalocean.com/apps/github/install

If you have multiple orgs associated with your Github account, be sure to choose the org that your private repo is in.

Then on the Repository Access screen, either choose “All Repositories” or specifically select the now-private repo you want to deploy.

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Thank you very much for this. The URL helped especially.

Strangely, the permissions were grey, and the radio button was not selected. I ended up removing the DO app and re-installing it.