Group level deployments

We are creating consistent deployment environments for our applications.

Each repository is deploying to 4 different environments shared across most applications. We want to configure our global variables in these 4 environments at the group level so we don’t have to maintain and update them in each of our 100+ projects.

The sidebar menu of the project page does not include an option for Deployments, and when we create deployment environments in a project, we cannot configure variables to those environments in the parent group (as per Environments and deployments | GitLab).

Please advise on how we accomplish configuring group level CI/CD variables for our environments.

Thank you.

Is this what you are looking for?

If deployments is missing, go to the project settings → General and under visibility ensure that it’s enabled (environments, etc).

Under Groups you can go to Settings CI/CD and then expand variables to set them up.

Yes, now when creating these variables, how do you select environment scope?

In my groups that option is un-selectable.