It is useful to have the following dashboards bookmarked and easily accessible
It is useful to have the following issue trackers bookmarked and easily accessible
Production Engineers should be using a YubiKey and should not have keys on their laptop.
Follow the yubikey runbook to set up
The following is intended to be a comprehensive list of credentials and access that need to be set up, which are not covered above or elsewhere in the handbook. The list may not be up to date. If something is missing, please add it.
As production engineers we are allowed to utilize a linux workstation. The list below is mostly comprised of OSX tools. You'll need to find the linux equivalent to match the linux distro of your choice.
In addition to the standard tools for interacting with the rest of GitLab, the following tools help when working on production issues.
brew install kubernetes-cli)
Nice to have
brew cask install iterm2)
brew install watch)
brew install tmux tmate)
brew cask install macdown)
brew install gnu-sed)
To replace mac utilities with gnu core utilities use the –with-default-names option.
There are sample brew files in the Infrastructure Project
List of relevant reference material that an engineer may need to brush up on