glab auth login

Authenticate with a GitLab instance


Authenticate with a GitLab instance. You can pass in a token on standard input by using --stdin. The minimum required scopes for the token are: "api", "write_repository".

glab auth login [flags]


# start interactive setup
$ glab auth login
# authenticate against by reading the token from a file
$ glab auth login --stdin < myaccesstoken.txt
# authenticate with a self-hosted GitLab instance
$ glab auth login --hostname


  -h, --hostname string   The hostname of the GitLab instance to authenticate with
      --stdin             Read token from standard input
  -t, --token string      Your GitLab access token

Options inherited from parent commands

  --help   Show help for command


  • glab auth - Manage glab's authentication state