Legacy Feature Flags API

Deprecation: This API is deprecated and scheduled for removal in GitLab 14.0. Use this API instead.

API for accessing resources of GitLab Feature Flags.

Users with Developer or higher permissions can access Feature Flag API.

Feature Flags pagination

By default, GET requests return 20 results at a time because the API results are paginated.

List feature flags for a project

Gets all feature flags of the requested project.

GET /projects/:id/feature_flags
Attribute Type Required Description
id integer/string yes The ID or URL-encoded path of the project.
scope string no The condition of feature flags, one of: enabled, disabled.
curl --header "PRIVATE-TOKEN: <your_access_token>" https://gitlab.example.com/api/v4/projects/1/feature_flags

Example response:

[
   {
      "name":"merge_train",
      "description":"This feature is about merge train",
      "active": true,
      "created_at":"2019-11-04T08:13:51.423Z",
      "updated_at":"2019-11-04T08:13:51.423Z",
      "scopes":[
         {
            "id":82,
            "active":false,
            "environment_scope":"*",
            "strategies":[
               {
                  "name":"default",
                  "parameters":{

                  }
               }
            ],
            "created_at":"2019-11-04T08:13:51.425Z",
            "updated_at":"2019-11-04T08:13:51.425Z"
         },
         {
            "id":83,
            "active":true,
            "environment_scope":"review/*",
            "strategies":[
               {
                  "name":"default",
                  "parameters":{

                  }
               }
            ],
            "created_at":"2019-11-04T08:13:51.427Z",
            "updated_at":"2019-11-04T08:13:51.427Z"
         },
         {
            "id":84,
            "active":false,
            "environment_scope":"production",
            "strategies":[
               {
                  "name":"default",
                  "parameters":{

                  }
               }
            ],
            "created_at":"2019-11-04T08:13:51.428Z",
            "updated_at":"2019-11-04T08:13:51.428Z"
         }
      ]
   },
   {
      "name":"new_live_trace",
      "description":"This is a new live trace feature",
      "active": true,
      "created_at":"2019-11-04T08:13:10.507Z",
      "updated_at":"2019-11-04T08:13:10.507Z",
      "scopes":[
         {
            "id":79,
            "active":false,
            "environment_scope":"*",
            "strategies":[
               {
                  "name":"default",
                  "parameters":{

                  }
               }
            ],
            "created_at":"2019-11-04T08:13:10.516Z",
            "updated_at":"2019-11-04T08:13:10.516Z"
         },
         {
            "id":80,
            "active":true,
            "environment_scope":"staging",
            "strategies":[
               {
                  "name":"default",
                  "parameters":{

                  }
               }
            ],
            "created_at":"2019-11-04T08:13:10.525Z",
            "updated_at":"2019-11-04T08:13:10.525Z"
         },
         {
            "id":81,
            "active":false,
            "environment_scope":"production",
            "strategies":[
               {
                  "name":"default",
                  "parameters":{

                  }
               }
            ],
            "created_at":"2019-11-04T08:13:10.527Z",
            "updated_at":"2019-11-04T08:13:10.527Z"
         }
      ]
   }
]

New feature flag

Creates a new feature flag.

POST /projects/:id/feature_flags
Attribute Type Required Description
id integer/string yes The ID or URL-encoded path of the project.
name string yes The name of the feature flag.
description string no The description of the feature flag.
active boolean no The active state of the flag. Defaults to true. Supported in GitLab 13.3 and later.
scopes JSON no The feature flag specs of the feature flag.
scopes:environment_scope string no The environment spec.
scopes:active boolean no Whether the spec is active.
scopes:strategies JSON no The strategies of the feature flag spec.
curl https://gitlab.example.com/api/v4/projects/1/feature_flags \
     --header "PRIVATE-TOKEN: <your_access_token>" \
     --header "Content-type: application/json" \
     --data @- << EOF
{
    "name": "awesome_feature",
    "scopes": [{ "environment_scope": "*", "active": false, "strategies": [{ "name": "default", "parameters": {} }] },
               { "environment_scope": "production", "active": true, "strategies": [{ "name": "userWithId", "parameters": { "userIds": "1,2,3" } }] }]
}
EOF

Example response:

{
   "name":"awesome_feature",
   "description":null,
   "active": true,
   "created_at":"2019-11-04T08:32:27.288Z",
   "updated_at":"2019-11-04T08:32:27.288Z",
   "scopes":[
      {
         "id":85,
         "active":false,
         "environment_scope":"*",
         "strategies":[
            {
               "name":"default",
               "parameters":{

               }
            }
         ],
         "created_at":"2019-11-04T08:32:29.324Z",
         "updated_at":"2019-11-04T08:32:29.324Z"
      },
      {
         "id":86,
         "active":true,
         "environment_scope":"production",
         "strategies":[
            {
               "name":"userWithId",
               "parameters":{
                  "userIds":"1,2,3"
               }
            }
         ],
         "created_at":"2019-11-04T08:32:29.328Z",
         "updated_at":"2019-11-04T08:32:29.328Z"
      }
   ]
}

Single feature flag

Gets a single feature flag.

GET /projects/:id/feature_flags/:name
Attribute Type Required Description
id integer/string yes The ID or URL-encoded path of the project.
name string yes The name of the feature flag.
curl --header "PRIVATE-TOKEN: <your_access_token>" https://gitlab.example.com/api/v4/projects/1/feature_flags/new_live_trace

Example response:

{
   "name":"new_live_trace",
   "description":"This is a new live trace feature",
   "active": true,
   "created_at":"2019-11-04T08:13:10.507Z",
   "updated_at":"2019-11-04T08:13:10.507Z",
   "scopes":[
      {
         "id":79,
         "active":false,
         "environment_scope":"*",
         "strategies":[
            {
               "name":"default",
               "parameters":{

               }
            }
         ],
         "created_at":"2019-11-04T08:13:10.516Z",
         "updated_at":"2019-11-04T08:13:10.516Z"
      },
      {
         "id":80,
         "active":true,
         "environment_scope":"staging",
         "strategies":[
            {
               "name":"default",
               "parameters":{

               }
            }
         ],
         "created_at":"2019-11-04T08:13:10.525Z",
         "updated_at":"2019-11-04T08:13:10.525Z"
      },
      {
         "id":81,
         "active":false,
         "environment_scope":"production",
         "strategies":[
            {
               "name":"default",
               "parameters":{

               }
            }
         ],
         "created_at":"2019-11-04T08:13:10.527Z",
         "updated_at":"2019-11-04T08:13:10.527Z"
      }
   ]
}

Delete feature flag

Deletes a feature flag.

DELETE /projects/:id/feature_flags/:name
Attribute Type Required Description
id integer/string yes The ID or URL-encoded path of the project.
name string yes The name of the feature flag.
curl --header "PRIVATE-TOKEN: <your_access_token>" --request DELETE https://gitlab.example.com/api/v4/projects/1/feature_flags/awesome_feature