Using a Geo Site

After you set up the database replication and configure the Geo nodes, use your closest GitLab site as you would do with the primary one.

You can push directly to a secondary site (for both HTTP, SSH including Git LFS), and the request will be proxied to the primary site instead (introduced in GitLab Premium 11.3).

Example of the output you will see when pushing to a secondary site:

$ git push
remote: This request to a Geo secondary node will be forwarded to the
remote: Geo primary node:
remote:   ssh://git@primary.geo/user/repo.git
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