• Search for GitLab CE X.Y (X.Y represent version number) or GitLab EE X.Y under Community AMIs. The latest version of GitLab CE/EE Omnibus will be fetched on first boot.
  • Launch a c4.large instance with open ports for ssh, http and https.
  • SSH into the instance with ubuntu@your-instance
  • edit the /etc/gitlab/gitlab.rb file to your needs, and run sudo gitlab-ctl reconfigure
  • Visit the public IP in a browser and sign in as the default user
    • username: root
    • password: 5iveL!fe