Create an issue with this checklist on the support team issue tracker with the Title: "Geo Bootcamp - your_name"
Tackle stage 1 first and the last stage last, but the others can be completed in any order you prefer.
**Goal of this checklist:** Set a clear path for Geo Expert training ### Stage 1: Commit and Become familiar with what Geo is - [ ] **Done with Stage 1** 1. [ ] Ping your manager on the issue to notify them you have started 1. [ ] In your Slack Notification Settings, set **Geo** as a **Hilight Word** 1. [ ] Commit to this by notifying the current experts that they can start routing non-technical Geo questions to you 1. [ ] GitLab University 1. [ ] [GLU Deck on Geo](https://drive.google.com/open?id=1r9nXLxU9fuAJdEDTi0ZWg7JyU5Ng4hNJPY3jnQyaor8) 1. [ ] [GLU Recording on Geo](https://drive.google.com/open?id=0BxSd33hPSs-jRGRLUkpuWHF2cjQ) 1. [ ] Read through all the [Geo Documentation](https://docs.gitlab.com/ee/gitlab-geo/README.html) ### Stage 2: Technical Setup - [ ] **Done with Stage 2** Remember to contribute to any documentation that needs updating 1. [ ] Standard installation following the [Setup Instructions](https://docs.gitlab.com/ee/gitlab-geo/README.html#setup-instructions) to install Geo on two VM's 1. [ ] Set up a local repo to push to the primary and pull from the secondary 1. [ ] Destroy the primary and promote the secondary node to primary by following the [GitLab Geo Disaster Recovery Instructions](https://gitlab.com/help/gitlab-geo/disaster-recovery.md) 1. [ ] Connect a local repo to this new primary and make sure you can push and pull 1. [ ] Custom ports for SSH and HTTP 1. [ ] Set up custom certificates / [self signed](http://docs.gitlab.com/omnibus/common_installation_problems/README.html#using-self-signed-certificate-or-custom-certificate-authorities) 1. [ ] HTTP/HTTPS Test to make sure Geo is working after each step 1. [ ] Start with HTTP on both servers and change to the following: 1. [ ] Primary use HTTP, secondary HTTPS 1. [ ] Primary use HTTPS, secondary HTTP 1. [ ] HTTPS on both 1. [ ] Back to HTTP 1. [ ] Upgrade and Downgrade 1. [ ] Start with GitLab CE 1. [ ] Upgrade to GitLab EE 1. [ ] Configure Geo 1. [ ] Disable Geo after a trial period 1. [ ] Downgrade back to CE ### Stage 3: Tickets - [ ] Contribute valuable responses on at least 5 Geo tickets. Even if a ticket seems too advanced for you to answer. Find the answers from an expert and relay it to the customer. 1. [ ] __ 1. [ ] __ 1. [ ] __ 1. [ ] __ 1. [ ] __ 1. [ ] __ 1. [ ] __ 1. [ ] __ 1. [ ] __ 1. [ ] __ ### Stage 4: Pair on Customer Calls - [ ] **Done with Stage 4** 1. [ ] Sales calls with customers that have expressed interest in Geo, and will be asking questions about it. Reach out to the Solutions Architect team for pre-sales calls. 1. [ ] call with ___ 1. [ ] call with ___ 1. [ ] call with ___ 1. [ ] Installation calls where we help a client install Geo 1. [ ] call with ___ 1. [ ] call with ___ 1. [ ] call with ___ ### Stage 5: Quiz? - [ ] Need link to Quiz here - [ ] Quiz answers were checked by Gabriel, and he said you passed ### Final Stage - [ ] Your Manager needs to check this box to acknowledge that you finished - [ ] Send a MR to declare yourself a **Geo Expert** on the team page