What is the default login for Gitlab?

Gitlab is Open source software to collaborate on code: Git repository management, code reviews, issue tracking, wikis, and more.


Gitlab default login

When you install a VPS with the Gitlab appliance, the password can be retrieved from the Tilaa Dashboard. The login depends on the reverse lookup name of your IP.

For example, this could be:



Password reset

There are multiple ways to reset a user's password. Detailed instructions on how to reset a user's password can be found on Gitlab's website.


What is my Gitlab user ID and where do I find it?

Option 1

Try opening your browser and going to this URL:


Please note: YOUR_USERNAME is your username. This will only work if you are already logged into GitLab.


Option 2

You could also do the following. Go to: 


Copy your Personal Access Token.


Run the following command from a terminal:

curl --header "PRIVATE-TOKEN: TTTT" https://gitlab.com/api/v4/users?username=YOUR_USERNAME

Please note: TTTT is your private token and YOUR_USERNAME is your username.



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