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Secure your installation

DETAILS: Tier: Free, Premium, Ultimate Offering:, Self-managed, GitLab Dedicated

General Information

This section covers some general information and recommendations regarding the platform.


The Hardening Guide contains additional general recommendations that can be implemented for hardening an install.

User Accounts

Data Access

Platform Usage & Settings


Self-managed GitLab customers and administrators are responsible for the security of their underlying hosts, and for keeping GitLab itself up to date. It is important to regularly patch GitLab, patch your operating system and its software, and harden your hosts in accordance with vendor guidance.