Jenkins connect to your git server

Below commands are verified on RHEL 7 server

# Login as jenkins user
sudo su -s /bin/bash jenkins

# Generate a ssh key

# Press enter 3 times when prompt shows, give empty password

# Export public key 
cat /var/lib/jenkins/.ssh/

# Login to you repo server with ssh
ssh user@your repo address

# Create authorized key under .ssh folder, paste the public key above printed
vi .ssh/authorized_keys

# Log out your git repo and go back to your jenkins pipeline job configuration, you should be able to add git repo to a job.
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