How to add SSH key to Gitlab?

Create and add your SSH public key

It is best practice to use Git over SSH instead of Git over HTTP. In order to use SSH, you will need to:

  1. Create an SSH key pair on your local computer.
  2. Add the key to GitLab

Creating your SSH key pair

ssh-keygen -t rsa -b 4096 -C ""


Adding your SSH public key to GitLab

Once you have key in your system at location of your choice. You must manually copy this and add it at