Git Client command-line format

The Dimensions CM Git Client uses the standard Git command line format.

Command syntax

git <command> <URL>

 

Command Description
<command> Specifies a Git command, see the Git online reference.
<URL>

Specifies the Dimensions CM server and database connection in this format:

dimensions://[username:password@]hostname:[port number]/databasename@connection/product/stream/[directory]

  • [username:password@] specifies the optional user name and password to authenticate with Dimensions CM.
  • [port number] specifies an optional port number on the server.
  • [directory] specifies an optional path to a directory.

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Example URL

dimensions://dinesh:mypassword@cmserver:8080/cm_typical@dim14/qlarius/savings

If you are cloning a specific stream version on Linux or using Git Bash, add quotes to the URL, for example:

git clone ‘dimensions://dmsys:dmsys_test@myserver/cm_typical@dim12 /PROD/ST1;0’

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Authentication methods

These authentication methods are available:

Protocol connection URL format Supported Git Client version
Standard Dimensions Protocol (SDP) or Single Sign On (SSO) dimensions://hostname 2.0 and later
HTTP dimensionshttp://hostname 2.3 and earlier
HTTPS dimensionshttps://hostname 2.3 and earlier
CAC over HTTP dimensionshttpcac://hostname 2.3.1.1 and later
CAC over HTTPS dimensionshttpscac://hostname 2.3.1.1 and later
CAC over SDP dimensionscac://hostname 2.3.1.1 and later

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