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I am trying to automatically deploy code to a shared hosting account, using the Git™ Version Control feature of CPANEL.

I can see from the history of the remote repository, that my code does reach the remote. and I can see the message generated by the post-receive hook of the remote repository.

It says,

Counting objects: 3, done.
Delta compression using up to 4 threads.
Compressing objects: 100% (2/2), done.
Writing objects: 100% (3/3), 302 bytes | 302.00 KiB/s, done.
Total 3 (delta 0), reused 0 (delta 0)
remote: Recieved update on checked-out branch, queueing deployment.
remote: --- 
remote: apiversion: 3
remote: func: create
remote: module: VersionControlDeployment
remote: result: 
remote:   data: ~
remote:   errors: ~
remote:   messages: ~
remote:   metadata: {}
remote: 
remote:   status: 1
remote:   warnings: ~
To ssh://my-domain.com/home/my-username/cicd
   7e20639..8ebdfb5  HEAD -> master

However, the deployment of files is not happening to the desired location.

Contents of my .cpanel.yml file are as below

---
deployment:
 tasks:
    - export DEPLOYPATH=/home/my-username/public_html/cicd.my-domain.com/
    - /bin/cp index.html $DEPLOYPATH

Contents of my post receive hook are

#!/bin/sh

# post-receive                                       Copyright 2018 cPanel, Inc.
#                                                           All rights reserved.
# copyright@cpanel.net                                         http://cpanel.net
# This code is subject to the cPanel license. Unauthorized copying is prohibited

branch=$(/usr/local/cpanel/3rdparty/bin/git branch | awk '$1 == "*"{print $2}')
while read oldrev newrev ref
do
  if [ "x$ref" == "xrefs/heads/$branch" ]
  then
    echo "Recieved update on checked-out branch, queueing deployment."
    (cd .. ; /usr/bin/uapi VersionControlDeployment create repository_root=$PWD)
  fi
done < /dev/stdin

Cpanel Documentation , says the "create" function will have log in the following location

~/.cpanel/logs/vc_TIMESTAMP_git_deploy.log

but there is no logs/ folder in there.maybe i cant see it because its a shared hosting.

I updated the receive.denyCurrentBranch config item

Updated the git config settings receive.denyCurrentBranch of the remote branch from updateInstead to false. Because otherwise I was getting the following error while pushing.

fatal: bad config value for 'receive.denycurrentbranch' in ./config
fatal: Could not read from remote repository.

Please make sure you have the correct access rights
and the repository exists.

If it will help, my GIT remote version is 2.19.1

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