Gitwin Installation

Supported platforms : Vista/2008(R2)/7/8/2012(R2)/10/2016



Gitwin comes as a ZIP file containing an installer. Simply unzip your downloaded copy and run the package "Gitwin_x.x.x_Installer.exe" :

  1. Accept License agreement.
  2. Specify an installation location.
  3. Installation starts. By clicking 'Details' button, you can get more detailed information about installation.

You have now a Windows based Git repository solution which can be accessed via ssh protocol.

Gitwin installer performs following steps:

  • Installs Copssh as OpenSSH server listening on the default ssh port 22. OpenSSH service is run by a dedicated service account with a complex password.
  • Opens tcp port 22 in the Windows firewall
  • Installs Perl
  • Creates the user git  with a complex password
  • Installs Git
Product version:
  • Install Nginx HTTP server
  • Configure Gitweb in FastCGI mode