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How comes a GitLab CI/CD job cant' find its artifacts?

In the Open Source ventilator project, we aim to provide those who focus on testing with a ready-to-go flash file for the Arduino controller board. While the binaries seem to be there, for some ...
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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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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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Using Jenkins gitlab token to make an API call

From inside a Jenkins pipeline, I want to create a merge request on gitlab def toJson = { input -> groovy.json.JsonOutput.toJson(input) } def body = [ private_token: "...", ...
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“Create from template” function for Gatsby results in error on GitLab Pages

I am trying to create a new Gatsby project using the “Create from template” tab at https://gitlab.com/projects/new, but every time that I try, I get an error saying: The repository could not be ...
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Necessity of mirroring git repos for small team considering switching to Azure

Question: Are there any benefits to mirroring our git repos outside of Azure devops for a small (~7) team of developers who all work in the same office? Background Information I'm a developer ...
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Is there any way to break long command into multi lines in GitlabCI

I have a very long command in .gitlab-ci.yml file to ssh to jump host then use rsync to sync files from my repo to destination host (it does not have public ip so I need to access it via jump host). ...
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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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per-merge request GitLab CI pipeline customization

We have a gitlab CI pipeline for building&testing our product. Our product can be, fairly clearly, divided into two distinct parts - let's say we call them A and B. The most time-consuming part of ...
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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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Containerized (official) GitLab CE starts and ends up in a boot loop with LDAP configuration

I have been working on deployment of a GitLab container with Ansible. At one point the whole thing broke with a terribly unspecific error message. After that point the container kept rebooting about ...
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GUI over GitLab CI Environment Deployments With Multiple Instances?

Let's say I have a SaaS style project (similar to Databricks). We may make release 2.0.0 of this project, have automated testing and deployment to dev, automated promotion to nonprod, etc. In ...
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Is GitLab flow (or GitHub flow, etc) anti build-once deploy-everywhere?

Historically, especially in the Java world, build-once, deploy everywhere has been a very big thing for deployments. Artifacts should be built exactly one time when a release is made and stored ...
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Building Jenkins pipeline with GitLab info

I am new to DevOps world and desperately looking for your help. We have multiple API depositors in GitLab subgroup, I am trying to establish a CI/CD pipeline, which will connect to GitLab subgroup, ...
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Internal Server Error while running docker-compose to install Gitlab

I'm installing Gitlab on my server using docker-compose based on Docker Docs. My SSH port is not the default one (22) and I have changed it to something else like 2228. So the YML file became like ...
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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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Combining CD and GitFlow

Firstly, I apologize if the title is not descriptive enough or does not describe my problem well enough. I'm struggling to figure out how to describe my issue in brief! It really seems like this ...
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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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Multiple Microservices in CI environment

hey we have a GitLab stage and inside that we need to start an environment with several containers we pull from a local registry. We use compose and a docker in docker solution for that at the moment....
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Cost-efficient hosting for CI/CD?

I'm paying over $300/month for Kubernetes to have CI/CD in GitLab. And it only covers web apps, Android apps and deployment to Google Cloud. Plus some staging environments, that do not require many ...
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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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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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How to properly manage mupltiple environmental variables with Gitlab CI and Docker Swarm?

In our project we are using Docker and we have multiple services with a pile of environmental variables (mostly credentials to various dbs, mail, samba, 30+ entries in total). It all worked well with ...
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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 execute shell command or call URL on new gitlab issue?

I want to execute a shell command or call a URL when a user creates a new issue. The reason behind this is to synchronize our Gitlab issues with our CalDav calendar infrastructure. We are using Gitlab ...
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Can I persist a Yarn install through different stages in a GitLab pipeline?

I was thinking about a pipeline with the following steps: Install image dependencies (such as java, node, yarn and openssl) Install node packages needed for the build Install PMD Do a code Analysis ...
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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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Gitlab CI/CD fails to build docker image

I have built a custom base image from alpine and use it as the base for ruby services that we develop. FROM ruby:2.4.2-alpine ... I use Gitlab and Gitlab's docker registry along with it. Each ...
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Persistent storageClass for GitLab on Kubernetes [closed]

Using the official helm chart and documentation, I want to deploy GitLab to Kubernetes. The storage guide shows how to store persistent data and also offers example Helm values. Sadly this doesn't ...
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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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Trigger a GitlabCI pipeline after it detects a change via a curl callback

I would like to trigger a GitlabCI pipeline that builds a Packer image, whenever there is a new version of a binary released in Github. How could I do that via the ci yaml configuration? Should I ...
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Docker instance of Gitlab EE Initial Configuration will not start

My system is running Ubuntu 18.04.2 LTS and Docker version 18.09.5, build e8ff056, Gitlab version gitlab-ee=12.0.3-ee.0. I am trying to spin up a docker container with the following run command: ...
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Equivalent of GitLab's “before_script” for Jenkins?

I'm looking for Jenkins' equivalent of the before_script keyword provided by GitLab. So far what I found is the input keyword that you can use before entering the steps part of the stage, but this ...
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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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Set global repository access to GitLab via GitLab connections and Gitlab OAuth [closed]

I am trying to configure a secured Jenkins server in a company network where GitLab CE is already running. I have set the access control and the authorization system in Jenkins via the GitLab ...
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How to add status flags or manual steps to CI/CD process with GitLab Pipelines [closed]

I'm trying to set up a CI/CD GitLab Pipeline with feature branches with various stages of testing, both automated and manual, culminating with an automatic merge to master at the end. I'm struggling ...
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How to run a build from a specific old tag in gitlab ci?

I can build from a specific old tag in teamity. Screenshot: How to run a build from a specific old tag in gitlab ci? variables: MAVEN_OPTS: "-Djava.awt.headless=true -Dmaven.repo.local=.m2/...
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Auto Deploy after push to git

I have some Codeigniter projects on some domains (on the same server), and the project is already in git. How to ensure server gets the new update when I push the code to git? Can anyone explain ...
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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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Gitlab - Is there any reason not to default enable 'Allow Users to Request Access' for Projects?

Is there any reason not to default enable 'Allow Users to Request Access' for Projects? I can conceive that there may be a reason this is not enabled by default. But I am considering enabling it if ...
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Code review with GitLab?

Is there a way to perform code review (for your own projects) using GitLab? For instance automated reviews, but also manual review where you can comment and propose changes at a review of a commit?
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Overview of Gitlab CI/CD process for multi-project SOA application. Releasing and Versioning

I have a SOA-application. Each service is a separate project in Gitlab with its own Dockerfile. So, in terms of structure it looks as follows \UserService Dockerfile \src \OrderService ...
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How do I automate the process of pulling the latest code and restarting a service on git push?

I have an application (Logstash) running on a Linux VM and the settings for it are on a GitLab repo. What I want is for the VM to pull the latest version of the settings file and restart the service ...
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Is there a [ci skip] option in GitLab CI?

I'm debugging the use of a report creator. I forgot a line and would like to edit the code without triggering the build pipeline. I know that it's possible to write [ci skip] in the commit pipeline ...
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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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How should CI/CD deploy to production environment - copy artifacts or git pull from the server?

We have an internal CI/CD server running private GitLab. It has the source code of our NodeJS project. We would like to run CI/CD and have it deploys to our on-premises production server. (Let's ...
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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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How to handle Webhook Endpoint that is behind an OAuth Redirect? [closed]

I am trying to connect a webhook from GitLab (external standalone) to Jenkins (a pod on Openshift) However, when anyone tries to log onto Jenkins, they are redirected to Openshift first, asked to ...
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How to ensure testing execution order with GitLab CI? [closed]

I have about half a dozen of integration tests (handled with Robot Framework) to run in a GitLab CI pipeline. Once upon a time, we did not care about the execution order of these tests. The ...