In order to rename an existing branch locally and remotely….
Robs-iMac:core roblacey$ git branch -m feature/something feature/something/trunk Robs-iMac:core roblacey$ git push origin :feature/something To email@example.com:/username/core.git - [deleted] feature/something Robs-iMac:core roblacey$ git push origin feature/something/trunk Counting objects: 225, done. Delta compression using up to 8 threads. Compressing objects: 100% (72/72), done. Writing objects: 100% (74/74), 8.16 KiB | 0 bytes/s, done. Total 74 (delta 55), reused 0 (delta 0) To firstname.lastname@example.org:/username/core.git * [new branch] feature/something/trunk -> feature/something/trunk