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(like Gitlab: Personal Access Tokens
You can generate a personal access token for each application you use that needs access to the GitLab API.
You can also use personal access tokens to authenticate against Git over HTTP. They are the only accepted password when you have Two-Factor Authentication (2FA) enabled.)
strkI agree with @mjwwit that allowing for a user/password base auth is important even if your preferred method is oauth or openid
strkYou might not have a password initially, but it's useful to be able to set one, for your existing account.