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Changing a GitLab Runner From ''Locked to a Project'' to Shared

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Changing a GitLab Runner From ''Locked to a Project'' to Shared

This quick tutorial will show you how to change a GitLab runner from ''locked'' so you can share it with another project.

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I have a GitLab Runner assigned to a project that I'd like to share with another similar project. Currently, it looks like this:

Pressing the small edit icon, I can see these options:

I want to reuse this same runner, so I unchecked the 'Lock to current projects' checkbox.

Now if I go to the CI/CD settings for my other project I can see it is available, so I click "enable for this project":

Now, my Pending Job that was triggered after my first push to my repo has kicked in and is being deployed to my test Docker server. Cool.

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