restrictions

You can use Sign-in restrictions to customize authentication restrictions for web interfaces as well as Git over HTTP(S).


To access sign-in restriction settings:

  1. Navigate to the Admin Area > Settings > General.
  2. Expand the Sign-in restrictions section.

Password authentication enabled

You can restrict the password authentication for web interface and Git over HTTP(S):

Two-factor authentication

When this feature enabled, all users will have to use the two-factor authentication.

Once the two-factor authentication is configured as mandatory, the users will be allowed to skip forced configuration of two-factor authentication for the configurable grace period in hours.

Two-factor grace period

Email notification for unknown sign-ins

Introduced in GitLab 13.2.

When enabled, GitLab notifies users of sign-ins from unknown IP addresses or devices. For more information, see Email notification for unknown sign-ins.

Email notification for unknown sign-ins

information

All users that are not logged-in will be redirected to the page represented by the configured “Home page URL” if value is not empty.

All users will be redirect to the page represented by the configured “After sign out path” after sign out if value is not empty.

In the Sign-in restrictions section, scroll to the “Sign-in text” text box. You can add a custom message for your users in Markdown format.

For example, if you include the following information in the noted text box:

# Custom sign-in text

To access this text box, navigate to Admin Area > Settings > General, and expand the "Sign-in restrictions" section.

Your users will see the “Custom sign-in text” when they navigate to the sign-in screen for your GitLab instance:

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