Protected GitLab Resources / Elements / Metadata

In this article, you will get information about all protected resources, elements and metadata in GitLab Cloud and self-managed

All the GitLab protected data list:

  1. Repository (projects) - Where the code is stored and changes are made.

  2. Wiki - Tool to keep documents.

  3. Issues - A tracking tool ideas, tasks and bugs.

  4. Issue comments - Comments written by users for each issue.

  5. Deployment keys - The SSH key that grants access to a single repository.

  6. Pull requests - Tool that allows you to inform about changes that have been puched to the branch in the repository.

  7. Pull request comments - Comments written by users for each pull requests.

  8. Webhooks - These are custom HTTP callbacks that user define.

  9. Labels - These allows to categorize others metadata.

  10. Milestones - These allows to track progress of issues or requests.

  11. Pipelines/Actions - Integrated CI/CD service.

  12. Tag Tags are ref's that point to specific points in Git history.

  13. LFS - reduces the impact of large files in your repository by downloading the relevant versions of them lazily

  14. Releases - Releases are GitHub's way of packaging and providing software to your users.

  15. Collaborants - Collaborators can perform a number of actions into someone else's personal repositories, they have gained access to.

  16. Commits - Commits are the core building block units of a Git project timeline.

  17. Branches - In Git, branches are a part of your everyday development process. Git branches are effectively a pointer to a snapshot of your changes.

  18. Variables - GitLab environment variables are meant to store non-sensitive project configuration.

  19. Groups - use groups to manage one or more related projects at the same time.

  20. Snippets - With GitLab snippets, you can store and share bits of code and text with other users.

  21. Topic - Topics can be used to group certain repos which are not necessarily in the same group

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