SSH Setup On Gitlab

How to add SSH key to your gitlab account?


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SSH Setup On Gitlab

You can setup your gitlab account with SSH Key

Open Git Bash in Windows OS OR in Mac OS open Terminal

Run below Command (Replace your mail address)

ssh-keygen -t rsa -C "" -b 4096
It will ask few questions. You can skip it by hitting enter key.

Run the below command to read SSH Key

cat ~/.ssh/
Copy your SSH key until your email address.


  • Open you gitlab Account
  • Go to Settings
  • Click on 'SSH Keys' (Left Bottom Side)
  • Paste SSH Key
  • If you want to set expiry of your SSH Key then you can set an expiry date.
  • Then Click on 'Add Key' Button

SSH Setup On Gitlab