You will need a valid GitHub account to complete this Learning Path.
You can create a new repository in GitHub to test a simple
hello world command running on the Windows Arm VM using GitHub Actions for CI/CD.
In a browser, log in using your GitHub account. Select the
to create a new repository. Give the repository a name. Click
Runners are the machines that execute the jobs in the GitHub Actions workflow.
Settings tab in your currently empty repository. On the left pane, select
Runners page, select the
New self-hosted runner button. You will be presented with options to choose the Operating system and architecture for your runner. Select
ARM64. The instructions to download and configure your Windows Arm runner are displayed (the exact commands will be unique to you).
In your Windows on Arm machine, open a
PowerShell window. Copy and paste each of the above commands. When prompted, it is OK to select default configuration options.
On the execution of the last command (
./run.cmd) you will see output similar the below:
√ Connected to GitHub Current runner version: '2.303.0' <timestamp>: Listening for Jobs
Return to the
Actions->Runners page in your GitHub repository and you should now see your runner displayed similar to the below:
You are now ready to test a simple CI/CD GitHub Actions workflow on your Windows on Arm runner.