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Register GitHub Account

This page provides a step-by-step guide on how to register your GitHub account with our platform, enabling you to access and manage runbook hubs for context-driven troubleshooting documentation

Registering a GitHub account with gopaddle allows you to unlock the full potential of runbook hubs for efficient, context-aware troubleshooting. Discover existing hubs or easily create new ones for streamlined documentation and faster issue resolution. Follow the steps to create a repository in GitHub account and register the GitHub account

Step 1 - Create a new private repository

Create a new private repository (say demo-hub) in a GitHub account that would act as a Runbook Hub.

Step 2 - Create a GitHub Access Token

Create an access token in the GitHub account with permission to read the repository.

  1. Select the user profile in GitHub account and click on Settings

  2. In the Settings page, select Developer Settings in the left panel.

  3. Choose Personal access tokens and Tokens (classic)

  1. Select Generate new token and Generate new token (classic)

  2. Add a note โ€œgopaddle runbook accessโ€ to the token for future reference

  3. Under Select scopes, choose repo.

  1. Copy the token

Step 3 - Register Source Control Account

  1. In the gopaddle UI, in the left panel under Settings, choose Code and then Accounts

  2. Choose Register Source Control Account

  3. Select Token and provide the GitHub token

  1. Click Register: This will register and discover any pre-existing runbook hubs (ie., repositories with .gp.yaml). If there are no pre-existing hubs, a new hub can be created at a later stage.

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