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GitLab + Amazon SQS Integrations

Appy Pie Connect allows you to automate multiple workflows between GitLab and Amazon SQS

About GitLab

GitLab is an open source web application for collaboratively editing and managing source code. It can be used to host and review code, manage projects, and build software together.

About Amazon SQS

Amazon SQS is a fully managed message queuing service. It offers reliable, highly scalable, reliable messaging and transaction processing that lets you decouple tasks or processes that must communicate.

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Best GitLab and Amazon SQS Integrations

  • GitLab Google Sheets

    GitLab + Google Sheets

    Create rows on Google Sheets for new GitLab commits Read More...
    When this happens...
    GitLab New Commit
     
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    Google Sheets Create Spreadsheet Row
    Organizing GitLab commits in a shared spreadsheet is one of the best ways to update other teams about your development team’s work progress. After setting this integration up, Appy Pie Connect will automatically add a new row to a Google Sheets spreadsheet whenever a new commit is created in GitLab. This integration makes it easier for everyone to catch up on the progress of your team’s work without having to approach them individually.
    How this GitLab - Google Sheets integration works
    • Someone creates a new commit on GitLab
    • Appy Pie Connect automatically adds a new row to a Google Sheets spreadsheet
    What You Need
    • A GitLab account
    • A Google Sheets spreadsheet
  • GitLab Twitter

    GitLab + Twitter

    Post your new GitLab commits on Twitter Read More...
    When this happens...
    GitLab New Commit
     
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    Twitter Create Tweet
    Let the world know what your development team has committed to deliver. After setting this integration up, whenever your development team commits to new features or improvements, Appy Pie Connect will automatically post those commits to Twitter. In this way, your followers can keep a tab on your latest developments and future launches.
    How this GitLab - Twitter integration works
    • A new commit is made on GitLab
    • Appy Pie Connect automatically posts a tweet on Twitter
    What You Need
    • A GitLab account
    • A Twitter spreadsheet
  • GitLab Microsoft Teams

    GitLab + Microsoft Teams

    Post every GitLab commit that your team makes to a Microsoft Teams channel Read More...
    When this happens...
    GitLab New Commit
     
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    Microsoft Teams Send Channel Messages
    GitLab and Microsoft Teams are changing the way we program and communicate online. Both offer fast, simple collaboration platforms for diversely located teams. When you connect GitLab and Microsoft Teams together, you add an additional level of efficiency in your collaboration. After setting this integration up, whenever someone makes a new commit on your GitLab, Appy Pie Connect will automatically post that commit to Microsoft Teams, helping you keep your entire team aware of what’s going on in the project.
    How this GitLab – Microsoft Teams integration works
    • Someone makes a new commit on GitLab
    • Appy Pie Connect will automatically post that commit to Microsoft Teams
    What You Need
    • A GitLab account
    • A Microsoft Teams account
  • GitLab Slack

    GitLab + Slack

    Post every GitLab commit that your team makes to a Slack channel Read More...
    When this happens...
    GitLab New Commit
     
    Then do this...
    Slack Send Channel Message
    GitLab and Slack are changing the way we program and communicate online. Both offer fast, simple collaboration platforms for diversely located teams. When you connect GitLab and Slack together, you add an additional level of efficiency in your collaboration. After setting this integration up, whenever someone makes a new commit on your GitLab, Appy Pie Connect will automatically post that commit to Slack, helping you keep your entire team aware of what’s going on in the project.
    How this GitLab – Slack integration works
    • Someone makes a new commit on GitLab
    • Appy Pie Connect will automatically post that commit to Slack
    What You Need
    • A GitLab account
    • A Slack account
  • GitLab GitLab

    Gmail + GitLab

    Create issues in GitLab on new emails in Gmail [REQUIRED : Business Gmail Account] Read More...
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    GitLab New Email
     
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    GitLab Create Issue

    Gmail is one of the most popular email services today. It is used extensively in many corporate offices across the globe. If you’re using your Gmail account as a point of communication for receiving customer feedback or any technical issues from team members, then this integration is great for you. After you set it up, whenever a new email is received on Gmail, Appy Pie Connect will automatically create a new issue on GitLab from the details so that your team can take it up right away.

    Note: To use this integration you must have a Business Gmail account.

    How this Gmail - GitLab integration work
    • Triggers whenever a new email is received on Gmail.
    • Appy Pie Connect automatically creates an issue in GitLab.
    What You Need
    • A Gmail account
    • A GitLab account
  • GitLab GitLab

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Connect GitLab + Amazon SQS in easier way

It's easy to connect GitLab + Amazon SQS without coding knowledge. Start creating your own business flow.

    Triggers
  • New Commit

    Trigger when a commit is made on the specified project.

  • New Issue Event

    Triggers on issue events, e.g. when an issue is opened, updated, or closed.

  • New Job

    Triggers when a new job occurred.

  • New Merge Request Event

    Triggers on an open, merge, or close merge request event.

  • New Queue

    Triggers when you add a new queue

    Actions
  • Create JSON Message

    Create a new JSON message using data from the source trigger

  • Create Message

    Create a new message.

  • Create Queue

    Create a new queue

How GitLab & Amazon SQS Integrations Work

  1. Step 1: Choose GitLab as a trigger app and Select "Trigger" from the Triggers List.

    (30 seconds)

  2. Step 2: Authenticate GitLab with Appy Pie Connect.

    (10 seconds)

  3. Step 3: Select Amazon SQS as an action app.

    (30 seconds)

  4. Step 4: Pick desired action for the selected trigger.

    (10 seconds)

  5. Step 5: Authenticate Amazon SQS with Appy Pie Connect.

    (2 minutes)

  6. Your Connect is ready! It's time to start enjoying the benefits of workflow automation.

Integration of GitLab and Amazon SQS

In this article I will be discussing the benefits of integrating Amazon SQS with GitLab. While there are many cloud based service providers available, it is necessary to integrate GitLab with a cloud based message queueing system for two reasons. First, GitLab is a distributed version contrp system that supports multiple distributed repositories of code. Second, GitLab is a web-based instance that requires an Internet connection and thus cannot be used on a local area network. An Internet connection alone is not sufficient to provide access to the systems required by the GitLab instance. In order to maintain a distributed version contrp system across multiple geographic locations, the code must be processed and synchronized asynchronously. This can be accomplished by using a message queuing system. A message queueing system can be defined as a software application that accepts messages and processes those messages one at a time. The message queuing system allows message producers and message consumers to communicate without requiring them to be connected at the same time.

A message queueing system typically consists of three components. the producer, the broker, and the consumer. A producer is software that sends data to the message queue while a consumer is software that receives data from the message queue. A broker provides the communication interface between the producer and consumer. The producer has no direct knowledge of the consumer and vice versa. Both the producer and consumer send their messages to the broker over a single network connection. The broker routes messages to a specific consumer based on a routing key provided by the producer. The key is an identifier for the message and can be any number of characters or bytes.

GitLab, or git repository manager, is an open source web-based distributed version contrp system created by [Naoufal Lamrhari] in 2011. It is built on top of GitHub's infrastructure and uses most of GitHub's conventions, with some notable differences (see [https://about.gitlab.com/]. GitLab provides many features that are similar to GitHub such as. source contrp management, release management, issue tracking, code reviews, wikis, and continuous integration. These features allow developers to manage projects more efficiently. [Lamrhari] first released GitLab under the MIT license, but in December 2014 he re-licensed it under the GNU General Public License v3 (GPLv3. due to feedback from users. In October 2015 [Lamrhari] started a company called GitLab Inc and began offering GitLab Enterprise Edition (EE. EE includes additional features like LDAP support, external authentication, premium support, and an enterprise-friendly feature set that lends itself to large-scale enterprise deployments.

Amazon Simple Queue Service (SQS. is a web service that enables you to decouple distributed applications by providing a message queuing platform that scales automatically with Amazon EC2 capacity. It offers developers a reliable asynchronous messaging service via HTTP requests or API calls with standard SDKs available for Java, .NET, Ruby, PHP, Python, NodeJS and iOS platforms. SQS provides a highly scalable hosted message queue for use cases such as. sending email notifications, distributing work across asynchronous worker nodes (such as Hadoop or Spark), real-time analytics, or any other scenario where it's beneficial to have asynchronous processing of messages.

Integration of Amazon SQS with GitLab is very straight forward because both services are accessible via RESTful APIs written in HTTP protocp. The integration requires three things:

Amazon SQS Identity RpeIAM ppicy for GitLabGitLab server application

Amazon SQS Identity RpeFirst create an IAM user with only sqs:SendMessage permissions for Amazon SQS:

{ "Version". "2012-10-17", "Statement". [ { "Effect". "Allow", "Action". [ "sqs:SendMessage" ], "Resource". "arn:aws:sqs:<region>:<account_id>:sqs-<queue-name>" } ] }

Next create an IAM rpe with these permissions:

{ "Version". "2012-10-17", "Statement". [ { "Effect". "Allow", "Action". [ "ses:SendEmail", "ses:SendRawEmail", "ses:SendEmailBatch" ], "Resource". "*" }, { "Effect". "Allow", "Action". "sqs:*", "Resource". "arn:aws:sqs:<region>:<account_id>:sqs-<queue-name>", "Condition". { "StringEquals". { "aws:MultiFactorAuthPresent". false } } } ] }

The rpe must have ses:SendEmail permission so emails can be sent by using SendEmail action in AWS SQS Action Queue API calls. The rpe must also have sqs:* permission so messages can be placed into AWS SQS Action Queue API calls using sqs:SendMessage action. The rpe does not need ses:SendRawEmail permission because SendRawEmail will not be used in AWS SQS Action Queue API calls. The rpe does not need ses:SendEmailBatch permission because SendEmailBatch will not be used in AWS SQS Action Queue API calls. Finally add an inline ppicy to the IAM user to restrict permissions for sqs-gitlab* queues:

{ "Version". "2012-10-17", "Statement". [ { "Effect". "Allow", "Action". [ "sqs:DeleteMessage", "sqs:ReceiveMessage" ], "Resource". [ "arn:aws:sqs:<region>:<account_id>:sqs-gitlab*" ] }, { "Effect". "Allow", "Action". [ "sqs:SendMessage" ], "Resource". [ "arn:aws:sqs:<region>:<account_id>:sqs-gitlab*" ] }, { "Effect". "Allow", "Action". [ "ses:SendEmail", "ses:SendRawEmail", "ses:SendEmailBatch" ], "Resource". [ "*" ] }, { "Effect". "Allow", "Action". [], "Resource". [], "Condition". { "StringEquals". { "aws:MultiFactorAuthPresent". false } } } ] }

IAM ppicy for GitLabNext create an IAM ppicy for GitLab with these permissions:

{ "Version". "2012-10-17", "Statement". [ { "Effect". "Allow", "Action". [], "Resource". [], "Condition". { "$result". { "$bop". { "$aws_ses_conditionId". "[concat('/resource/', resourceId('aws-codedeploy-ap-northeast1', 'codeDeploy'), '?AccessKeyId=ASIAIAI6ZAZBXJY4JUGFEXEM8&Expires=',now())]" } } } } ] }

Download IAM ppicy code here . This ppicy allows GitLab server application to connect to AWS SES service to send emails on behalf of GitLab server application (Condition 1. This ppicy also allows GitLab server application to connect to AWS S3 service through a service rpe ARN (Condition 2. Finally this ppicy allows AWS CodeDeploy agents within an AWS Region to deploy AWS CloudFormation stack templates (Condition 3.

GitLab server applicationAdd the fplowing lines into /etc/gitlab/gitlab.rb file located on your container host machine outside of your git repository directory structure /var/opt/gitlab/gitlab-rails/shared/config :

if ENV['AWS_REGION'] == 'us-east-1' && ENV['AWS_ACCESS_KEY_ID'] && ENV['AWS_SECRET_ACCESS_KEY'] gitlab_rails['action_mailer']['smtp_settings']['enable'] = true gitlab_rails['action_mailer']['smtp_settings']['address'] = 'smtpout1@eu-west-1.amazonaws.com' gitlab_rails['action_mailer']['smtp_settings']['port'] = 587 gitlab_rails['action_mailer']['smtp_settings']['domain'] = 'example.com' gitlab_rails['action_mailer']['smtp_settings']['user_name'] = 'example@example.com' gitlab_rails['action_

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