Questions tagged [gitlab-ci-runner]

GitLab Runner is the open source project that is used to run your jobs and send the results back to GitLab. It is used in conjunction with GitLab CI, the open-source continuous integration service included with GitLab that coordinates the jobs.

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How to tag source code using gitlabCI

We got gitlab new to our environment and trying to create some CI CD pipelines using gitlab CI. I have got some better progress with running some maven goals, creating pipelines and archiving ...
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Gitlab CI error during connect: Get http://docker:2375/v1.40/containers/json?all=1: dial tcp: lookup docker on xx.xx.xx.x:xx: no such host

I've recently created a new repository in gitlab.com, started a new Ubuntu instance in digitalocean, installed docker and gitlab-runner in the ubuntu instance. Also, did gitlab-runner register and ...
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Is it possible to have multiple gitlab-ci files in a single repo?

I have a single repo handling integration tests for 4 different software projects. As those projects share common resources, I'd like to create a generic file in which all those common features are ...
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Where to obtain the token to register a GitLab runner?

I have a GitLab repository. I want to add a runner to it. I was able to install it, with the instruction here without Docker (step 3). Now I have to register it according to the instructions here. In ...
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Trigger cicd pipeline after merge request accept on master, Gitlab

Trying to run some task after merge request get accept (only on master branch). I am aware of only: - master -merge_requests config options, but want to specifically run pipeline only when code get ...
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How to pull all alternative tags of a Docker image?

I administer a GitLab instance with a build pipeline. All components are encapsulated in Docker images from the official GitLab maintainer. Whenever I update - usually once a week - I need to check ...
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How to get GitLab CI to rebuild on JIRA issue status change?

I would like to start builds in GitLab CI in response to issue transitions in JIRA. I have not found a direct way to do that from searching online. I have found ways to get GitLab to tell JIRA what to ...
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How to pass Gitlab env var with sensitive characters to bash script?

I have the following situation: I'm storing sensitive data in Gitlab's environment and then passing these variables to a deployment script in bash. Gitlab's env var: Key: sensitive_var Value: aaa$...
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Installing azcopy in Gitlab Runner (Alpine Linux)

How can I install azcopy and use it in my gitlab runner CI/CD script? First I have two scripts that download the tar file and extract it. wget -O azcopy.tar.gz https://aka.ms/downloadazcopy-v10-...
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Build Docker images with DinD and BuildKit

I use GitLab's pipelines to describe the deployment process. And, as part of it, I build Docker images. For that purpose, I use Docker-in-Docker to build those images (i.e. download the Docker-in-...
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Best way to create a Ci/CD pipeline to reduce bugs and facilitate refactor

I started a project with a small team (3 people ) and we had to hack a lot and built a big application with no unit tests, relying only on manual. Now we have a huge technical debt and we started ...
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Git-based CI/CD Pipeline for Monorepo

Are there established CI/CD strategies & best practices for working with a distributed team on a project that is utilizing monorepos? I can provide two specific use-cases: Working on content ...
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GitLab - trigger pipeline to build on specific runner

Scenario Create a new virtual machine with runner installed Trigger a pipeline to run (from another project), which runs on this new virtual machine Do something else, or fail if pipeline above fails ...
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SSL error when deploying from gitlab runner (GitLab-CI) to remote docker host [closed]

I am trying to deploy an docker image, which is located inside the gitlab.com registry, to an external docker host. The docker host was created using docker-machine. I am using a shared runner and ...
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One time/set up jobs on gitlab ci?

I'm setting up a pipeline that compiles and builds new docker images, and then deploys those images to testing kubernetes cluster. I'm using a shell runner. I need to setup my kubectl client to ...
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Gitlab CI Runner command line doesn't care about --parameters

I'm trying to write a windows batch file to automate the gitlab runner registration : SET /p token=Token ?: gitlab-runner register --locked false --run-untagged true --tag-list java --name foo --...
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GitLab CI/CD page listing many gitlab runners that no longer exist

I am running GitLab Runner using a Helm chart as described on the GitLab Runner Helm Chart page. Everything seems to be working, but after about two months of running I see on my GitLab group that ...
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Error from server (Forbidden): error when retrieving current configuration of: Resource: “apps/v1, Resource=deployments”,

I integrate the existing kubernetes cluster to the gitlab instance (omnibus). I get the below error in the deployment stage of CI/CD pipeline: Error from server (Forbidden): error when retrieving ...
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GitLab CI/CD job without pulling LFS files?

When our GitLab CI/CD job runs, it first pulls a Docker image and then git clones the entire repo. Afterwards, the Build commands are executed in the Docker image, etc. Is it possible to only clone ...
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What package manager does the gitlab docker CI image use?

I'm trying to install additional software but apt-get is not available. So in my .gitlab-ci.yml file I have: image: docker:stable What is the image based off from?
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How to specify 'os' for free gitlab runners ('runs-on' equivalent)

How can I specify the operating system in the .gitlab-ci file to indicate which underlying OS on which the gitlab-runner should be running when using the 2,000 minutes of free execution in with gitlab....
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Set job start timeout in Gitlab CI

My pipeline consists of very long jobs that build docker images by compiling a set of packages; all of them require ~ 3 hours on my runner. I set up my CI so that only one job can run at a time, in ...
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Trying to migrate CI/CD process from Jenkins to Gitlab Runner + Docker on Windows

I need to improve the CI process of my projects, which is basically composed of the following things: a Linux server, that contains a Jenkins master a VM with Windows 10, with a Jenkins slave, ...
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No space left on device when running job on photon-os

I'm using gitlab and gitlab-ci along with gitlab-runner. Gitlab-runner is choking on my build jobs for a day now and I can't find a way to solve the problem. The problem appears when the npm install ...
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How to use shared runner (dind) for build stage and runner with shell executor on my server for deploy stage? [closed]

I want to do the build of my image on a shared runner and build it on gitlab registry. then I want to pull that image, on my server using the runner on my server using shell executor. but I face a ...
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Gitlab runner fails with connection timeout

I have gitlab runner with, docker as executor and docker:latest as default image. Runner is connected to the project and runs pipeline, but it stuck at Reinitialized existing Git repository in /...
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How do I SSH into an EC2 instance from AWS gitlab-runner?

I have setup my own gitlab-runner on AWS following GitLab's walkthrough (Autoscaling GitLab Runner on AWS EC2). One step in my deployment is to SSH into another EC2 instance. The SSH connection fails ...
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This job is stuck because you don't have any active runners online

I try to use Gitlab-CI and create the runner, but when jobs start, the job with the needed runner doesn't start: But this runner exists in the list: How to use a runner? And an additional question: ...
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How to copy library source code from other Git repo to an Android Gradle application GitLab build process?

There is an Android application using Grandle for build. It uses a "library" stated in build.gradle file: dependencies { api project(path: ':specialproject.speciallibrary', configuration:...
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Understand GitLab CI/CD better

Did I understand this correctly, that stages will run in parallel if they have the same name? stages: - build rust-latest: stage: build image: rust:latest script: - apt-get update &&...
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Adding a persistent volume to a Kubernetes deployment from Gitlab Auto Dev-ops

Recently, GitLab partnered up with Google Cloud to provide automatic deployment to Kubernetes clusters directly from project repos. I enabled Auto Dev-Ops on my project, which just contains some Node....
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GitLab CI/CD and building on Mac Mini with M1 Processor - Provision Profile

I followed a guide to setup a simple GitLab runner on my 2020 mac Mini with an M1 processor. Everything builds great except for iOS. My error: Xcode build done. ...
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gitlab kubernernetes integration: configuring the installed runner

I connected my existing kubernetes cluster to gitlab using the gitlab integration in myproject/operations/kubernetes on the left tab pane in the gitlab gui. After having installed helm + gitlab runner ...
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GitLab pipeline stop at the stage of pulling an image from Docker hub

Description: I have created a test project to serve a simple HTML page with httpd:alpine image. The following are the parts of the repository: index.html: <html lang="en"> <head> ...
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Devops CICD run ReactJS application while testing with jest + puppeteer [closed]

Scenario I'm working on getting my end-to-end tests to work in a GitLab pipeline. Currently all the tests run locally but I'm having an issue getting them to run using GitLab's continuous integration ...
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Problem on gitlab-runner: cannot lock ref […] Another git process seems to be running in this repository

I got a problem on a gitlab-runner after pushing several commits: Running with gitlab-runner 11.4.0 (8af42251) on GITLAB-RUNNER 58c31dfa Using Docker executor with image registry.git.rwth-aachen....
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How to automate installing an ISO in a VM?

We're trying to develop CI/CD processes to automate testing and installing our builds. Ya know, as one does in DevOps. The end result of our build process are ISOs that use Red Hat Kickstart to ...
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Gitlab runner, docker registry and self-signed certs

I've set up a Gitlab registry with self-signed certificate. After that I had to convince docker app to trust my CA, I did this by putting CA.crt into /etc/docker/certs.d/registry.gitlab.yourdomain:...
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Serve an application built by the pipeline

In the company that I work, the frontend application is very complex, so one of our layers of testing includes building/serving the application and testing with integrations mocked (The application ...
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GitLab runner not able to fetch AWS ECR images in the current AWS account

GitLab and GitLab runners are running on the same host (I know how bad it is). There is an IAM Role attached to the EC2 on which GitLab is running. This IAM Role gives the permission to perform some ...
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CI pipelines, concurrency and build results possibly overwriting each-other

I'm currently using gitlab-ci to generate docker images for some repositories, however i dont feel as though this solution is as reliable as it should be. I can forsee a issue with multiple builds ...
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Gitlab CI\CD Error: Failed to create container volume for /builds/root Unable to load image

I've installed the Gitlab local server and also install the Gitlab-runner and everything needs to use the CI/CD tools. After that When I run the CI/CD tools to build and deploy the project, it makes ...
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Chef resource to register gitlab runner automatically

We would like to automate installation of gitlab runner using chef. we are successful with it. Now, the Issue is regarding registering gitlab runner with chef resource. we have gone through chef ...
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How to use tags to use a specific gitlab-runner?

How to use tags to use a specific gitlab-runner? I wrote tag in .gitlab-ci.yml: appBuild: stage: build tags: - android I wrote "android" tag in runner config. But job is in pending ...
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GitLab CI/CD: How do I generate a change log between pipeline runs?

I'm currently using Gitlab CI/CD combined with Fastlane on our build machine to perform nightly builds of an iOS app, and push those builds to TestFlight on completion. So far, so good. However, I've ...
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How to launch a docker container from within a GitLab Shell runner? [closed]

Situation My CI pipeline needs to do the following: log into a VM and have access to a bash terminal run a bash script that launches a Docker container with parameters (e.g. -it mode or providing the ...
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Access denied when pulling private registry image using helm with gitlab runner helm chart and ci job

I have a kubernetes cluster with 1 master and 2 workers. All nodes have their IP address. Let's call them like this: master-0 worker-0 worker-1 The network pod policy and all my nodes communication ...
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Kubernetes Continuous deployment stage in Gitlab Online fails [closed]

I am working on setting up a cloud DevOps deployment pipeline using Gitlab CI online, Kubernetes, and docker. I am following an example post at Continous delivery of a spring boot application with ...
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Gitlab CI push to docker-registry fails

I have GitLab server and a separate docker-registry. I have created a testuser with a testpassword. My .gitlab-ci.yml image: docker:latest services: - docker:18.09.7-dind variables: ...
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GitLab: Make commit in (shared) CI runner and push to repository/open merge request

I want to run a scheduled pipeline on the shared runners that is able to open a merge request on my repository. I want to run a script that checks if updates for my pinned packages exists and if yes ...