After you connect to a repository, you can select it when you create an application. This topic describes how to use SSH or HTTPS to connect to a repository.

Use SSH to connect to a repository

  1. Log on to the ACK console.
  2. In the left-side navigation pane, choose Application Center > Configuration and click Repositories. The Repositories page appears.
  3. Click CONNECT REPO USING SSH. On the Connect repo using SSH page, configure the parameters.
    Parameter Description
    Name (required for Helm) The name of the repository. You can specify a custom name.
    Repository URL The URL of the repository.
    Note You must specify a repository URL that can be accessed from the Internet.
    SSH private key data The SSH private key for identity verification. You can connect to the repository only after you pass the identity verification.
    Skip server verification Specifies whether to skip the GitHub server verification.
    Enable LFS support (Git only) Specifies whether to enable Git Large File Storage (LFS). If you enable this feature, you can store large files in the GitHub repository that you connect to.
  4. Click CONNECT.

Use HTTPS to connect to a repository

  1. Log on to the ACK console.
  2. In the left-side navigation pane, choose Application Center > Configuration and click Repositories. The Repositories page appears.
  3. Click CONNECT REPO USING HTTPS. On the Connect repo using HTTPS page, configure the parameters.
    Parameter Description
    Type The type of the repository. Select git or helm.
    Repository URL The URL of the repository.
    Note You must specify a repository URL that can be accessed from the Internet.
    Username (optional) The user name and password for identity verification. You can connect to the repository only after you pass the identity verification.
    Password (optional)
    TLS client certificate (optional) The TLS client certificate and certificate key for identity verification. You can connect to the repository only after you pass the identity verification.
    TLS client certificate key (optional)
    Skip server verification Specifies whether to skip the GitHub server verification.
    Enable LFS support (Git only) Specifies whether to enable Git LFS. If you enable this feature, you can store large files in the GitHub repository that you connect to.
  4. Click CONNECT.