Clone streams

This topic describes how to clone a Dimensions CM stream and populate the main branch in a Git repository with the tip of a stream.

To clone a Dimensions CM stream:

  1. In NetBeans, select Team > Git > Clone. The Clone Repository dialog box opens.
  2. In Repository URL enter the URL of the Dimensions CM stream that you want to clone. For details about the format of the URL and authentication methods, see Git Client command-line format.
  3. Enter a user ID and password for the Dimensions CM repository.
  4. In Specify Destination Folder enter the location where to clone the stream. Click Next.

    Note: The name of the product or stream is automatically appended to the path.

  5. (Optional) Select a remote branch to clone, for example, main. Click Next.
  6. Specify the parent directory and name for this clone.
  7. Click Finish.
  8. (Optional) After the clone operation has completed successfully, create a NetBeans project from the cloned sources and add it to your favorites.

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