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DevOps practices are to combine software development (Dev) and IT operations (Ops) in order to improve the delivery process. DevOps pipelines are chained tasks and components that run in a sequence to cover different phases of software compilation, packaging, automated testing, and test deployment.
In this lab, we have a simple DevOps pipeline for a sample Java-based web application. The pipeline consists of the following components (and tasks):
- Kali machine (For pulling, modifying, and pushing the code)
- GitLab server (For hosting code)
- Jenkins server (For integrating). Different phases and components used:
- Build: Maven
- Code testing: Maven
- Test Deployment: Ansible
- Dynamic Testing: Selenium
- Test server (For test deployment)
It is suggested to play the DevOps focused lab before playing this lab.
DevSecOps refer to introducing security in different stages of the DevOps process. This is done to catch the vulnerabilities/insecurities as soon as possible in the pipeline.
In this lab, the pipeline consists of the following components (and tasks):
- Sensitive Information Scan phase: Talisman
- Software Component Analysis: OWASP dependency check
- Dynamic Application Security Testing: OWASP ZAP
- Vulnerability Assessment: OpenVAS
Objective: Run the pipeline and observe/understand the DevSecOps process!
- The GitLab server is reachable with the name 'gitlab'
- Gitlab credentials:
- The Jenkins server is reachable with the name 'jenkins'
- Jenkins credentials:
- The test deployment server is reachable by the name "test-server"
- Test server SSH credentials:
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