You need access rights to use the GitLab hosted at RWTH Aachen.
Therefore go to: https://www.idm.tu-darmstadt.de/
Zustimmungen in the left menu. Then click on
Zustimmungen on the right. Thereafter enable / check your Zustimmung to the DFN-AAI / Shibboleth.
More information (apparently German version only): https://www.hrz.tu-darmstadt.de/id/dfn_aai/
Go to https://git.rwth-aachen.de and click
sign-in with Shibboleth. Find your institution: start typing ‘Darmstadt’ in the drop-down to filter the list. Accept the Datenschutzinformationen.
On the top right, click on the profile picture. Whatever is written after the ‘@’ is you username. Mine, for example, is @jan.lehr.
Now, click on
Password in the menu to the left. Set your password. This password is the git password, i.e, whenever you
from the repository you need this password. For using the web interface, you use your ‘TU ID’.
If you are going to use git on a regular basis, continue with installing git and configuring it to push and pull password-less just with
git pull or