This page shows you how to use the GitLab repository manager InstantApp on your Scaleway instance.
- You have an account and are logged into cloud.scaleway.com
- You have configured your SSH Key
GitLab is a web-based Git repository manager with wiki and issue tracking features. GitLab includes git repository management, code reviews, an issue tracking, wiki’s and much more.
There are three steps to deploy the GitLab InstantApp
Before starting, click the “Create Server” button in the control panel.
You will land on the server-creation page where you must input basic information for your server.
After inputting your server basic information, you have to select the GitLab application image for your server.
On the ImageHub tab, select GitLab. The server will be created with a ready to use GitLab.
Click the “Create Server” button, this action creates and starts your server.
To avoid spam, remote mail ports cannot be reached from our infrastructure by default. As GitLab requires to send mail, we need to open them. Your account needs to be validated to perform this operation. To get your account reviewed, please contact our assistance.
On the left panel of the Control Panel, click on “Security”, you will land on the security-groups page. Click the “Create Group” button and input the security group name and description.
Then, on the GitLab security group, set “Block SMTP” to No.
Back to the server view, click the “Show” button to display advanced options and select the security group you previously create. Restart your server to apply the change.
Your GitLab server is now configured and ready to use. When your server is running, copy its public IP address and paste it in your favorite browser.
Log into GitLab with the default login
root and password
Change the password for the
Configure GitLab from the “Admin area”.
You now have a GitLab server configured and ready to use.