Unsupported URL protocol in git provider - by Emil Melar

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ID 1290535 Comments
Status Closed Workarounds
Type Bug Repros 12
Opened 4/30/2015 1:06:06 AM
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I cloned a repository on a linux server on LAN, using git through SSH with gitolite. The URL format is git@server:Repository, but VS2015 gives "Error encountered while fetching: Unsupported URL protocol". 
I think you should assume and support this kind of SSH URL.
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Posted by Roger Weiss on 11/1/2016 at 12:48 AM
I have the same error. SSH git url of a BitBucket Server. I'm using Visual Studio Enterprise 2015 with Update 3.
Posted by geocine on 9/21/2016 at 10:19 AM
Github is not working also uses the same url format
Posted by Kunal Chowdhury on 7/22/2016 at 2:59 AM
I am still facing this issue in Visual Studio 2015 Update 3 with latest patches.
Posted by Microsoft on 11/12/2015 at 10:24 AM
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Posted by geared554 on 9/20/2015 at 6:01 PM
Same issue with GitLab on a local linux server.
Posted by swaner on 8/27/2015 at 7:35 AM
Same issue when using Atlassian Stash as repository on the url ssh://git@stash.mydomain.se:7999/myproject.git. Cloning and viewing history works but when loading solution the Current source control plugin reverts to AnkhSVN.
Posted by Microsoft on 4/30/2015 at 2:03 AM
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