This assumes you don’t have access to the existing admin account (which, if you did, would make things very easy).

### How to add an additional Admin user to gitolite

On the server running gitolite, logged in with the gitolite user (or whichever user is the one with the gitolite repositories in it) :

Then, on the machine where the new admin user works :

Now, gitolite is at the new user’s command…