FAQ - Software Engineering Services (GitLab)
Each GitLab Account (via SSO) can create 50 projects within GitLab.
The Login via Github is intended only for external project partners who can't authenticate via Shibboleth. Please use the Github Login only when there is no possibility to authenticate via Shibboleth, because the account will otherwise be flagged as external and the right to create projects will be revoked.
Once a group permission has been set, it is not possible to grant individual user permissions (that deviate from the set group permission) to members of the group.
Users can change their displayed username by themselves via "Profile → Account". Please be aware of the fact that by changing the username, the namespace will automatically be altered as well. As a consequence, all links to already existing projects will be altered too.
When git-cloning, users need to use their username from GitLab (not the email and not the Shibboleth username!) and a specific access token, that needs to be set in advance (user settings - access token), to log in. The username (format: ab123456) and the associated password can not be used in this case.
As a group, any number of projects can be created.The number of projects of a group does not affect the quota of each group member.
You can conventionally authenticate with a username and password to use GitLab push and pull. This password needs to be set in the GitLab userprofile though. As soon as a password has been set, push & pull will work out via https.
DSA keys are not supported by OpenSSH 7.0 and newer Versions but not rejected by GitLab. That leads to an error.
A RSA key is to be used instead of a DSA Key.
First, you need an App to generate two factor auth codes. A list of Apps with code generator
Play Store: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.google.android.apps.authenticator2&hl=de
After the install of the app, go to your GitLab profile (https://git.rwth-aachen.de/profile/account) and activate the two factor authentification.