Simplifying authentication with GitHub token
In a previous post, Marcin was explaining how to use GitHub Actions to simplify continuous integration.
Let’s continue our GitHub tips series with a simple and secure way to authenticate with GitHub Actions, using
What is GitHub token?
GitHub provides a token that you can use to authenticate on behalf of GitHub Actions.
If you are using GitHub Actions to build your Bonita projects and you want to secure the access, you can configure
GITHUB TOKEN and use it to login with Bonita Git feature.
Just follow this quick tutorial.
If you want to know more about authentication in a workflow with
GITHUB TOKEN, you can refer to GitHub documentation.
A planned depreciation
This is part of GitHub strategy to move to token for authentication. Be ready for it, starting August 13, 2021, they will no longer accept account passwords when authenticating Git operations on GitHub.com
More details in this article.