GitLab server. The Large File Storage (LFS) extension is used to off-load large files from a repository to a separate storage. For more information about LFS and GitLab please refer to the official documentation here. Git client with enabled LFS support is needed to work with LFS-enabled repositories. The following examples show how to use the command line git client with LFS. these instructions. For an existing project that already contains data that should be moved to LFS isginf also provides instructions and a tool.