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Getting started with GitLab

About GitLab

GitLab is a web-based DevOps lifecycle tool that provides a Git-repository manager providing wiki, issue-tracking and continuous integration/continuous deployment pipeline features, using an open-source license, developed by GitLab Inc. (Wikipedia)

In short, GitLab is a fully functional self-hosted Git-repository manager, available free!

Official Website:
Underlying OS: CentOS 7.6 Server (64 Bit)

Minimum System Requirements

1 vCPU Core (2 cores recommended)
3 GB RAM (4 GB recommended)
10 GB of Disk

Getting Started

Once the application is installed, you can access the application by visiting.

GitLab Login: http://{your-server-ip}
User: root

When you login the first time, it will ask you to set a password for the root user

Important files and documents

An initial configuration and information article can be found here:

GitLab UI

Updated on: 07/08/2020

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