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Create a private Git repo

As a developer you'll need a Git repository for your code. Most organizations will probably have a central code repository like Gitlab, or use Github. But if you don't, Otomi has you covered. Otomi includes a complete self-hosted Git solution called Gitea.

As a team member, you can create and manage your own repositories.

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Team members first have to sign in to Gitea (using OpenID), after which they are automatically added to the correct team.

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The otomi-admin account is unable to login with OpenID, this account needs to login with the user/password login form.

In the labs we'll be using a Team called labs and a user called labs-user.

Using a Git client

Gitea in Otomi only supports HTTPS for Git authentication. To connect to Git using HTTPS you'll first need to add a password to your account in Gitea:

  • Sign in to Gitea using OpenID
  • Click on your account (top right) and then click Settings
  • Fill in a password in the Account tab

After adding a password, you can now authenticate using your username (labs-user) and the password created in Gitea.

Create the private repository

In the apps section in Otomi console, you'll see an app called Gitea. Click on it.

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Now follow these steps:

  • Click on Sign In with OpenID

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  • Click on + New Repository

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  • Add the name blue for the repository
  • Optional: Enable Initialize Repository
  • Make Repository Private
  • Click on Create Repository

Your repo is now ready to be used!

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Add the following 2 files to the repository:

Add Dockerfile:

FROM nginxinc/nginx-unprivileged:stable
COPY blue.html /usr/share/nginx/html/index.html
EXPOSE 8080

Add blue.html:

<!DOCTYPE html>
<html>
<head>
<meta charset="utf-8" />
<title>Sample Deployment</title>
<style>
body {
color: #ffffff;
background-color: blue;
font-family: Arial, sans-serif;
font-size: 14px;
}
h1 {
font-size: 500%;
font-weight: normal;
margin-bottom: 0;
}
h2 {
font-size: 200%;
font-weight: normal;
margin-bottom: 0;
}
</style>
</head>
<body>
<div align="center">
<h1>Welcome to Blue</h1>
</div>
</body>
</html>

In the following labs we are going to use the blue repository, but we'll also need a green repository. Create the green repository and add the 2 files, but change blue into green.