Hi Konstantin Khomoutov , Thank you for your reply. Manual clone is not 
preferred as we have 700+ git repos and that will take months to do. Is 
there any automated way to do the clone?

On Monday, March 21, 2016 at 4:16:23 PM UTC+5:30, Konstantin Khomoutov 
> On Mon, 21 Mar 2016 02:49:04 -0700 (PDT) 
> Swaroopa Gangadharan <swaroopag...@gmail.com <javascript:>> wrote: 
> > how to configure a read-only copy of a remote Git repository on a 
> > local server in bare mode and automatically synchronize its contents. 
> > I need to configure a mirror of the repository hosted at another 
> > location and the mirrored repository should automatically perform 
> > syncing of code at regular intervals. 
> A mirror clone is done in a very boring way -- by passing the 
> "--mirror" command-line option to `git clone`. 
> In this mode, `git clone` will configure the resulting local repository 
> in such a way that a mere call to `git fetch origin` will do a full 
> one-way sync with the source remote repository. 
> Performing synchronization at regular interval is done via scripting 
> the `git fetch origin` call making your OS's scheduler run this script 
> using whatever schedule you will configure. 
> Making the repository read-only is the only tricky part in fact. 
> This mostly amounts to the fact Git itself does not provide any 
> authentication and authorization, and -- by extension -- access 
> control.  To add to the picture, Git repositories may be served using 
> a multitude of options (HTTP, SSH, Git's own server). 
> The native Git wire protocol (git://) served by the `git-daemon` 
> program is already read-only unless you tweak the repository's 
> configuration (see that program's manual page for exact detais), 
> so if you intend to serve your repository using `git-daemon`, that's 
> all you will need to set up. 
> Otherwise I'd probably recommend to install a simple pre-receive hook 
> into your repository which would output "Write access denied" to its 
> standard error stream and exit with a non-zero exit code.  That is, 
> something as simple as 
>   #!/bin/sh 
>   printf 'Write access denied\n' >&2 
>   exit 1 
> This will reject all pushes from remote repositories right away. 
> Consult the githooks manual page for more info on hooks. 

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