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This appliance includes the following features:

  • GitLab configurations:
    • GitLab, RubyGems, PostgreSQL, Nginx and all other required components installed from upstream Omnibus package.
    • Set GitLab admin user ('root') password and email on firstboot (convenience, security).
    • Set GitLab domain to serve on first boot (convenience).
    • Enbale GitLab Omnibus built-in Let's Encrypt certificates via Confconsole plugin (under "Lets Encrypt").
  • Includes postfix MTA (bound to localhost) for sending of email (e.g. password recovery). Also includes webmin postfix module for convenience.

Usage details & Logging in for Administration

No default passwords: For security reasons there are no default passwords. All passwords are set at system initialization time.
Ignore SSL browser warning: browsers don't like self-signed SSL certificates, but this is the only kind that can be generated automatically. If you have a domain configured, then via Confconsole Advanced menu, you can generate free Let's Encypt SSL/TLS certificates.
Web - point your browser at either:
  1. - not encrypted so no browser warning
  2. - encrypted with self-signed SSL certificate
Note: some appliances auto direct http to https.
Username for gitlab:
Login as username root
Username for OS system administration:
Login as root
  1. Point your browser to:
  2. Login with SSH client:
    ssh [email protected]
* Replace with a valid IP or hostname.

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