You will need Kubernetes cluster up and running in order to use GitLab Auto DevOps feature. This is a step by step guide to help you to manually create a Kubernetes cluster in Google Cloud Platform.
More details Auto DevOps
You need a Google Cloud Platform account, GitLab employees will have this. Ensure you are logged in with your GitLab account.
|Step||What it looks like|
|1. Open a browser and login to Google Kubernetes Engine|
|2. GitLab employees - Sign-in using your GitLab email.|
|3. GitLab employees should use the gitlab-demos project. Others should select or create a project to work in.|
|4. Under COMPUTE on the side bar select Kubernetes Engine -> Clusters.|
|5. Click CREATE CLUSTER.|
|6. Set name for your cluster.
GitLab Product and Solution Marketing employees, the naming convention is sm_<yourname>, or, if you are in the Product Marketing sub-group use pmm_<yourname>, or for the Technical Marketing group use tmm_<yourname>. Keep the overall name short (up to 16 chars).
Set the number of nodes to 3, and expand the page for additional settings.
|7. GitLab employees should select the 'demonet' network in Networking. Others should select or create network.|
|8. Enable legacy authorization.|
|9. You are ready to create the cluster, click Create.|
|10. It will take a few minutes to create the cluster, once it is created, you will see your just created cluster on the list.|
|11. Now you are ready to integrate your GitLab project with Kubernetes, and use the Auto DevOps feature.|
|12. Cleanup steps PLACEHOLDER|