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GitLab Cloud#

Follow the instructions below to set up the Codacy Self-hosted integration with GitLab Cloud.

Create a GitLab application#

To integrate Codacy with GitLab Cloud, you must create a GitLab application:

  1. Open https://gitlab.com/-/profile/applications.

  2. Fill in the fields to register your Codacy instance on GitLab:

    • Name: Name of the application. For example, Codacy.

    • Redirect URI: Copy the URLs below, replacing the HTTP protocol and hostname with the correct values for your Codacy instance. This field is case sensitive.

      https://codacy.example.com/login/GitLab
      https://codacy.example.com/add/addProvider/GitLab
      https://codacy.example.com/add/addService/GitLab
      https://codacy.example.com/add/addPermissions/GitLab
      
    • Scopes: Enable the scopes:

      • api
      • read_user
      • read_repository
      • openid

    GitLab Cloud application

  3. Click Save application and take note of the generated Application Id and Secret.

Note

You can ignore the following error that GitLab may display when you test or save the new GitLab application:

GitLab appplication test error

This happens because GitLab tests the new application by calling an endpoint that Codacy doesn't implement.

Configure GitLab Cloud on Codacy#

After creating the GitLab application, you must configure it on Codacy:

  1. Edit the file values-production.yaml that you used to install Codacy.

  2. Set global.gitlab.enabled: "true" and define the remaining values as described below using the information obtained when you created the GitLab application:

    gitlab:
      enabled: "true"
      login: "true" # Show login button for GitLab Cloud
      clientId: "" # Application ID
      clientSecret: "" # Secret
    
  3. Apply the new configuration by performing a Helm upgrade. To do so execute the command used to install Codacy:

    Important

    If you're using MicroK8s you must use the file values-microk8s.yaml together with the file values-production.yaml.

    To do this, uncomment the last line before running the helm upgrade command below.

    helm upgrade (...options used to install Codacy...) \
                 --version 9.0.0 \
                 --values values-production.yaml \
                 # --values values-microk8s.yaml
    

After this is done you will be able to use GitLab Cloud to authenticate to Codacy.

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Last modified July 8, 2022