Connecting an application to an external Git repo

If you want to use an external Git repository with the Cloud Platform pipelines feature, you must first connect to your external Git repository. The Cloud Platform pipelines feature supports integration with the following external repositories:

  • public and private repositories
  • Bitbucket Cloud public and private repositories


On-premise / Enterprise versions of GitHub and Bitbucket are unsupported.


If you want to use the internal Git repository included with Cloud Platform, you do not have to complete this step to use pipelines with your application, and can instead create your build definition file.

Follow these steps to connect your Cloud Platform subscription with your external Git repository, depending on what you use to store your repository:

For a more detailed technical explanation of how Pipelines works and its benefits, see Pipelines.