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Manually creating a repository

Introduction

In this tutorial you will learn how to create your first repository, along with a commit and its third party dependencies. When you have completed the tutorial, you will be able see any vulnerabilities you may have right now and also be notified as soon as new vulnerabilities appear in your repository.

Open the Repository Wizard

As a logged-in user you will find the repository wizard in the main menu to the left. Alternatively you can go directly to the Repository Wizard.

Repository Wizard in main menu

Create repository

When you have reached the wizard it is time to create the repository. Start by entering the name of your repository, optionally adding a display picture representing your repository. When done, click next to proceed to creating your commit.

Repository Wizard - Create Repository

Create commit

At the commit step you enter your commit’s name along with its commit date and end-of-life. Selecting realistic dates help you filter between your commits later on. Again, when done, click next to proceed to uploading your component/dependencies file.

Repository Wizard - Create release

Upload components/dependencies file

Now it is time to upload your file(s) which contains a description of which components/dependencies which you use in your repository. When you have selected the file(s) to upload click Create repository to start the upload. An upload status will be shown, and when done, your repository is created and you will be informed about your current amount of vulnerabilities. Debricked will also keep track of any new vulnerabilities which may affect your repository in the future.

Repository Wizard - Upload components files

Conclusion

In a few steps you have now started monitoring your repository for potential vulnerabilities. If no vulnerabilities were found, great! No further actions are required at the moment and you can rest assure that Debricked will notify you if any vulnerabilities appear in your repository in the future. If vulnerabilities were found, you should head over to the vulnerabilities dashboard and find out more.

Updated on 2019-12-15

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