Getting an error while accessing git repo

Hi All,
While accessing a git repo by git version 2.11.1 on wkndows, I am getting an error:
“fatal: unable to access ‘’: error:1407742E:SSL routines:SSL23_GET_SERVER_HELLO:tlsv1 alert protocol version”

Can some on please share quick configurations steps to fix this issue.

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Same thing for me for last 3-4 days. Git clients on Windows 7 (CLI/TortoiseGit) returns

fatal: unable to access <repository>: error:1407742E:SSL routines:SSL23_GET_SERVER_HELLO:tlsv1 alert protocol version

On linux (Ubuntu) all is ok.

What was happened with github?

This is happening to me as well.  I’m on Windows 10.0.16299.248 with TortoiseGit

We are also having issues with our Centos 6.7 server running Apache and Git 2.14.1.  We have a seperate conversation started here:

We just recently deployed a change that disables support for deprecated legacy TLS and SSH algorithms:

Please contact GitHub Support directly via the Contact form at The team there is collecting all the latest information on various configurations and should be able to help you more quickly.