How to make a verbose SSH connection with GIT?

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  • We have some issues connecting to a GIT repository when use SSH connection but it is not possible to determine the issue.

  • We want to see all processes when connect to GIT by SSH.


  • CloudBees Jenkins Enterprise (CJE)

  • Jenkins

  • Git Client Plugin


You could add a parameter or a environment variable named GIT_SSH_COMMAND with value "ssh -vvv" this will tell GIT to show all messages about connection.