Import Github Repo To Gitlab@pnnl

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Import Github repo to Gitlab@PNNL

Clone repo from Github to local machine

  • Go to the repository on Github and copy the clone with HTTPS address
  • On your local machine
git clone
  • now the remote origin is pointing to Github

Create new repo on Gitlab

  • Go to Gitlab-sbrsfa group, click New project and give a project name (let’s say test), then click Create project.
  • After the new project test has been created, you will see an option at the bottom of the page saying Push an existing Git repository.
cd existing_repo
git remote rename origin old-origin
git remote add origin
git push -u origin --all
git push -u origin --tags # optional?
  • Follow the command line instructions and you are all set.
  • Now the remote origin is pointing to Gitlab
  • To see all the remotes available
git remote -v

Options to push changes

You can push your commit to different origins.

git push origin master # push to Gitlab
git push old-origin master # push to Github