How To: Setup Gitlab Connection

You must create a project before using ProdigyBuild

Once you have set up the project, you can initiate the process of generating issues and assigning them to your team members or the Conductor (AI Assistant). This will help streamline your workflow and facilitate efficient collaboration within your team.

To create a Project, provide a Project Name, a detailed Project Description and select your Cloud Service Provider such as AWS, Azure, or GCP.

Next, select your Source Version Control System and enter an Org Name

At ProdigyBuild, we support Github, AWS CodeCommit, Gitlab and Bitbucket

Enter your GitHub Access Key.

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Need help getting your Gitlab Access Token Key?

Project access tokens are similar to passwords, except you can limit access to resources, select a limited role, and provide an expiry date. Use a project access token to authenticate: With the GitLab API.

For more context, please go to Gitlab documentations: https://docs.gitlab.com/ee/security/token_overview.html 

1.  Open your web browser and navigate to the GitLab website (https://gitlab.com/ or your instance’s URL).

2.  Log in to your GitLab account using your credentials.

3.  Click on your profile picture or avatar in the top right corner of the GitLab interface.

4.  Select “Settings” from the dropdown menu.

5.  In the left-hand navigation menu, find and click on “Access Tokens.”

6.  On the “Access Tokens” page, you’ll find a section to create a new personal access token.

7.  Provide a name for the token (to help you identify its purpose).

8.  Select the desired expiration date for the token (or choose “Never” for no expiration).

 

9.  Choose the specific scopes (permissions) that the token should have. Scopes define what actions the token can perform, such as read/write access to repositories, API access, etc.

10. Once you’ve selected the desired settings, click the “Create personal access token” button.

11. GitLab will generate the access token for you. Copy this token to a secure location as you won’t be able to view it again

12. Paste the generated token to your project settings in ProdigyBuild, and then you’re all set for adding repositories and running Conductor

 

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