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GitLab Education

GitLab Advanced System Administration Training

Overview

The course is customized for your specific deployment of GitLab. It covers advanced monitoring and troubleshooting tasks for a GitLab self-managed instance. This course is not intended for gitlab.com customers.

Target Audiences

Tier 2 system administrators or support team members for a GitLab self-managed instance responsible for monitoring and troubleshooting at their organization.

What’s Included

  • Live training sessions delivered by a GitLab technical trainer
  • Lecture with demonstrations
  • Hands-on Labs
  • Slides with notes and reference links

Learning Objectives

  • Apply best practices for using CLI Utilities
  • Interpret information found in Active Logs and status reports to monitor and troubleshoot issues
  • Resolve architecture breaks
  • Apply best practices for preventing integration problems
  • Resolve user and group problems
  • Work with GitLab Support to troubleshoot errors

Price

Custom based on specific implementation

Duration

1 day, up to 12 attendees

Course Syllabus

Schedule Topic Overview
1 hour Using GitLab CLI Utilities
  • GitLab CLI Utilities
  • Best Practices for Development
.5 hours Viewing Active Logs
  • Information in Active Logs
  • Active Logs for Troubleshooting Issues
2 hours Monitoring Your GitLab Instance
  • Health Status
  • Server Status
  • Disaster Recovery
  • Upgrades
2 - 3 hours Working with GitLab Support: How to Generate Error Reports
  • Unicorn Errors
  • Puma Errors
  • GitLab 500 Errors
  • Sidekiq Errors
  • Workhorse Errors
  • Rails Console
  • API/DB Queries
2 hours Best Practices for Preventing Integration Problems
  • Common Causes
  • Common Problems
  • Best Practices for Preventing
1 hour Resolving User and Group Problems
  • User Password and Permission Issues
  • Group and Project Permission Issues

Prerequisite Knowledge and Skills

Attendees should already be familiar at a basic knowledge level with the following concepts:

System Requirements

Laptop with internet access and git installed, per the requirements specified here.

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