Freeze Periods API

Introduced in GitLab 13.0.

You can use the Freeze Periods API to manipulate GitLab’s Freeze Period entries.

Permissions and security

Only users with Maintainer permissions can interact with the Freeze Period API endpoints.

List Freeze Periods

Paginated list of Freeze Periods, sorted by created_at in ascending order.

GET /projects/:id/freeze_periods
Attribute Type Required Description
id integer/string yes The ID or URL-encoded path of the project.

Example request:

curl --header "PRIVATE-TOKEN: <your_access_token>" "https://gitlab.example.com/api/v4/projects/19/freeze_periods"

Example response:

[
   {
      "id":1,
      "freeze_start":"0 23 * * 5",
      "freeze_end":"0 8 * * 1",
      "cron_timezone":"UTC",
      "created_at":"2020-05-15T17:03:35.702Z",
      "updated_at":"2020-05-15T17:06:41.566Z"
   }
]

Get a Freeze Period by a freeze_period_id

Get a Freeze Period for the given freeze_period_id.

GET /projects/:id/freeze_periods/:freeze_period_id
Attribute Type Required Description
id integer or string yes The ID or URL-encoded path of the project.
freeze_period_id string yes The database ID of the Freeze Period.

Example request:

curl --header "PRIVATE-TOKEN: <your_access_token>" "https://gitlab.example.com/api/v4/projects/19/freeze_periods/1"

Example response:

{
   "id":1,
   "freeze_start":"0 23 * * 5",
   "freeze_end":"0 8 * * 1",
   "cron_timezone":"UTC",
   "created_at":"2020-05-15T17:03:35.702Z",
   "updated_at":"2020-05-15T17:06:41.566Z"
}

Create a Freeze Period

Create a Freeze Period.

POST /projects/:id/freeze_periods
Attribute Type Required Description
id integer or string yes The ID or URL-encoded path of the project.
freeze_start string yes Start of the Freeze Period in cron format.
freeze_end string yes End of the Freeze Period in cron format.
cron_timezone string no The timezone for the cron fields, defaults to UTC if not provided.

Example request:

curl --header 'Content-Type: application/json' --header "PRIVATE-TOKEN: <your_access_token>" \
     --data '{ "freeze_start": "0 23 * * 5", "freeze_end": "0 7 * * 1", "cron_timezone": "UTC" }' \
     --request POST https://gitlab.example.com/api/v4/projects/19/freeze_periods

Example response:

{
   "id":1,
   "freeze_start":"0 23 * * 5",
   "freeze_end":"0 7 * * 1",
   "cron_timezone":"UTC",
   "created_at":"2020-05-15T17:03:35.702Z",
   "updated_at":"2020-05-15T17:03:35.702Z"
}

Update a Freeze Period

Update a Freeze Period for the given freeze_period_id.

PUT /projects/:id/freeze_periods/:tag_name
Attribute Type Required Description
id integer or string yes The ID or URL-encoded path of the project.
freeze_period_id integer or string yes The database ID of the Freeze Period.
freeze_start string no Start of the Freeze Period in cron format.
freeze_end string no End of the Freeze Period in cron format.
cron_timezone string no The timezone for the cron fields.

Example request:

curl --header 'Content-Type: application/json' --header "PRIVATE-TOKEN: <your_access_token>" \
     --data '{ "freeze_end": "0 8 * * 1" }' \
     --request PUT https://gitlab.example.com/api/v4/projects/19/freeze_periods/1

Example response:

{
   "id":1,
   "freeze_start":"0 23 * * 5",
   "freeze_end":"0 8 * * 1",
   "cron_timezone":"UTC",
   "created_at":"2020-05-15T17:03:35.702Z",
   "updated_at":"2020-05-15T17:06:41.566Z"
}

Delete a Freeze Period

Delete a Freeze Period for the given freeze_period_id.

DELETE /projects/:id/freeze_periods/:freeze_period_id
Attribute Type Required Description
id integer or string yes The ID or URL-encoded path of the project.
freeze_period_id string yes The database ID of the Freeze Period.

Example request:

curl --request DELETE --header "PRIVATE-TOKEN: <your_access_token>" "https://gitlab.example.com/api/v4/projects/19/freeze_periods/1"