GitLab Cookbook

Over 60 hands-on recipes to efficiently self-host your own Git repository using GitLabAbout This BookGet hands-on with day-to-day tasks to effectively manage and administer your repository with GitLabCovers advanced topics like GitLab continuous integration and LDAP integrationAuthored by a member of the GitLab core team, this Cookbook gives practical insights into installing and self-hosting your own GitLab and GitLab CI serverWho This Book Is ForThis book is aimed at developers and devops that have a GitLab server running, and want to be sure they use it to its full potential. This book will also be useful for people looking for a great Git platform, and learn how to set it up successfully. Some system administrating experience on a UNIX-based system would be useful, but is not required.What You Will Learn Install and maintain your GitLab instance Work with multiple users, create groups, and configure your project visibility Secure your code with the correct GitLab configuration Make the most of the built-in issue tracker, including merge requests Manage your projects through the GitLab API Set up webhooks and system hooks to receive notifications Manage your GitLab server using LDAP In DetailGitLab is a popular, open source Git hosting solution implemented by more than 50,000 organizations. This book has some carefully chosen recipes to help you decide on the type of GitLab installation that will fit your requirements. Along with covering some of the basic principles of Git, the book covers practical scenarios to show how you or your organization can effectively manage your proprietary code.You will learn how to manage multiple users, groups, and the permissions GitLab has for them. Updating your GitLab instance, creating backups, and restoring backups are a few of the important tasks described in detail to assist you in maintaining your GitLab server. Moreover, the GitLab API is extensively covered to guide you through the various operations to manage your project.

Author: Jeroen van Baarsen

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