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GitLab SSH error

If you are getting an error when authenticating with GitLab that looks like this:

Failed to authenticate SSH session: Waiting for USERAUTH response

1. Go to
(where SITE-ID is the unique string in the URL when you visit your Forestry CMS). This will disconnect your account from GitLab.

2. Go to and delete the key.

3. Go to and revoke the app access.

4. Go to

5. Click Add Site

6. Authenticate with Gitlab – This will replace the things you deleted from Gitlab

7. Import a site that you have successfully imported before

Last updated on April 24, 2018