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I have two websites on plesk, let's call them
main.com and test.main.com
I want to create one central git repo hosted on my server.
Then I want split it into two branches, main and dev.
A folder of main.com should always pull the changes from main and on test.main.com a folder should pull changes from dev. enter image description here I managed to get one half of it working, but don't know how to get the second half working for the same repo.
The problem is: In plesk it seems you can only create a git repo for one website, not for two. I thought this is no problem, but I get errors when trying to connect to a git repo from another website.

Does someone know a good solution how to have just one git and deploy two different branches to two different folders automatically?

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  • Do you have command line access to your sites? If it were me I would just do the git stuff on the command line. I'd use a cron job if I needed to keep it up to date automatically on a schedule. Sep 10, 2018 at 9:40
  • @StephenOstermiller no, I don't have command line access
    – Cold_Class
    Sep 11, 2018 at 8:40
  • having this issue too. did you check with plesk support? Oct 24, 2019 at 20:10
  • @squarecandy no, I didn't
    – Cold_Class
    Oct 25, 2019 at 9:44

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Had the same issue on Plesk Obsidian. When creating a second domain with same GIT repo, I received a message like this:

fatal: destination path '/var/www/vhosts/[YOUR_ABO]/git/memberportal.git' already exists and is not an empty directory.

One has to assign a unique repository name for each domain, even though they might use the same repoistory url:

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