Setup GitLab

Create GitLab instance c2d-gitlab.

Projects: c2platform/ansible, c2platform.core

This how-to describes how to create local GitLab instance c2d-gitlab. The play plays/mgmt/gitlab.yml uses the Ansible role geerlingguy.gitlab  to create it. The configuration for this node is in group_vars/gitlab/main.yml. After performing the steps in this how-to you should be able to navigate to  and login as root with the password in /etc/gitlab/initial_root_password.


Create the reverse and forward proxy c2d-rproxy1.

unset PLAY  # ensure all plays run
vagrant up c2d-rproxy1

For more information about the various roles that c2d-rproxy1 performs in this project:



vagrant up c2d-gitlab

Root password

The GitLab installer creates a password for the root account in a file /etc/gitlab/initial_root_password. The file will be deleted after 24 hours.

vagrant ssh c2d-gitlab -c "sudo cat /etc/gitlab/initial_root_password | grep Password:"

Via Profile  change password equal to supersecret.

Access token

Via ProfileAccess Tokens  create an access token.


Start SOCKS proxy

ssh c2d_socks

You should be able to navigate to  and login as root.