External Status Checks API

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List status checks for a merge request

For a single merge request, list the external status checks that apply to it and their status.

GET /projects/:id/merge_requests/:merge_request_iid/status_checks

Parameters:

Attribute Type Required Description
id integer yes ID of a project
merge_request_iid integer yes IID of a merge request
[
    {
        "id": 2,
        "name": "Rule 1",
        "external_url": "https://gitlab.com/test-endpoint",
        "status": "approved"
    },
    {
        "id": 1,
        "name": "Rule 2",
        "external_url": "https://gitlab.com/test-endpoint-2",
        "status": "pending"
    }
]

Set status of an external status check

For a single merge request, use the API to inform GitLab that a merge request has passed a check by an external service.

POST /projects/:id/merge_requests/:merge_request_iid/status_check_responses

Parameters:

Attribute Type Required Description
id integer yes ID of a project
merge_request_iid integer yes IID of a merge request
sha string yes SHA at HEAD of the source branch
external_status_check_id integer yes ID of an external status check
note
sha must be the SHA at the HEAD of the merge request’s source branch.

Get project external status checks

You can request information about a project’s external status checks using the following endpoint:

GET /projects/:id/external_status_checks

Parameters:

Attribute Type Required Description
id integer yes ID of a project
[
  {
    "id": 1,
    "name": "Compliance Check",
    "project_id": 6,
    "external_url": "https://gitlab.com/example/test.json",
    "protected_branches": [
      {
        "id": 14,
        "project_id": 6,
        "name": "master",
        "created_at": "2020-10-12T14:04:50.787Z",
        "updated_at": "2020-10-12T14:04:50.787Z",
        "code_owner_approval_required": false
      }
    ]
  }
]

Create external status check

You can create a new external status check for a project using the following endpoint:

POST /projects/:id/external_status_checks
caution
External status checks send information about all applicable merge requests to the defined external service. This includes confidential merge requests.
Attribute Type Required Description
id integer yes ID of a project
name string yes Display name of status check
external_url string yes URL of status check resource
protected_branch_ids array<Integer> no IDs of protected branches to scope the rule by

Delete external status check

You can delete an external status check for a project using the following endpoint:

DELETE /projects/:id/external_status_checks/:check_id
Attribute Type Required Description
rule_id integer yes ID of an status check
id integer yes ID of a project

Update external status check

You can update an existing external status check for a project using the following endpoint:

PUT /projects/:id/external_status_checks/:check_id
Attribute Type Required Description
id integer yes ID of a project
rule_id integer yes ID of an external status check
name string no Display name of status check
external_url string no URL of external status check resource
protected_branch_ids array<Integer> no IDs of protected branches to scope the rule by