How to generate a GitHub classic personal access token
  • 27 Mar 2023
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How to generate a GitHub classic personal access token

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Article Summary

If you are migrating a personal repo from GitHub to AllSpice, you will most likely need a GitHub classic personal access token.

Generating token

  1. Log into github.com.

  2. Click on the icon in the upper right corner, and then click on Settings
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  3. Click on "Developer settings" on the left menu.

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  1. Select Personal access tokens -> Tokens (classic)

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  1. Click on "Generate new token (classic)".

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  1. Enter a token name, and check all the scopes you want to include. You must at least include Repo. We recommend leaving all of repo checked.

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  1. Copy the generated access token to a secure place. It will only be displayed once.
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