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[CodePipeline / CodeStar] GitHub returned an Internal Error exception


From this post (, it looks like GitHub is no longer supporting unauthenticated "git://".

Our CodePipeline builds stopped working today and we're getting the following error in the Source step:

[GitHub] GitHub returned an Internal Error exception. Please retry shortly. If the issue continues it may be reported on the GitHub status page at

Does CodeStar use "git://"?

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Accepted Answer

Around the time your question was posted, GitHub was having some API problems:

Those GitHub problems would have resulted in the Source step error that you reported.

answered 8 months ago
  • It worked this morning, with no changes to our pipeline, so that must've been it.

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