Depending on version, GitLab uses one of the several storage types.
Legacy storage (default for GitLab < 10.0) type uses this naming scheme:
Since version 10.0 GitLab uses hashed storage with the following structure:
This hash is SHA-256 of the project ID. To find the project ID, go to Setting > General:
For example, in our case the project ID is “1”. So to find a hash of it run:
Hence for our example the repository path is
If we were using Legacy Storage, the path for the example repository path would be:
where username is name of the user in GitLab (“root” for our example).