Pipelines API

Pipelines pagination

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

Read more on pagination.

List project pipelines

List pipelines in a project. Child pipelines are not included in the results, but you can get child pipeline individually.

GET /projects/:id/pipelines
Attribute Type Required Description
id integer/string yes The ID or URL-encoded path of the project owned by the authenticated user
scope string no The scope of pipelines, one of: running, pending, finished, branches, tags
status string no The status of pipelines, one of: created, waiting_for_resource, preparing, pending, running, success, failed, canceled, skipped, manual, scheduled
source string no In GitLab 14.3 and later, how the pipeline was triggered, one of: push, web, trigger, schedule, api, external, pipeline, chat, webide, merge_request_event, external_pull_request_event, parent_pipeline, ondemand_dast_scan, or ondemand_dast_validation.
ref string no The ref of pipelines
sha string no The SHA of pipelines
yaml_errors boolean no Returns pipelines with invalid configurations
username string no The username of the user who triggered pipelines
updated_after datetime no Return pipelines updated after the specified date. Expected in ISO 8601 format (2019-03-15T08:00:00Z).
updated_before datetime no Return pipelines updated before the specified date. Expected in ISO 8601 format (2019-03-15T08:00:00Z).
order_by string no Order pipelines by id, status, ref, updated_at or user_id (default: id)
sort string no Sort pipelines in asc or desc order (default: desc)
curl --header "PRIVATE-TOKEN: <your_access_token>" "https://gitlab.example.com/api/v4/projects/1/pipelines"

Example of response

[
  {
    "id": 47,
    "iid": 12,
    "project_id": 1,
    "status": "pending",
    "soure": "push",
    "ref": "new-pipeline",
    "sha": "a91957a858320c0e17f3a0eca7cfacbff50ea29a",
    "web_url": "https://example.com/foo/bar/pipelines/47",
    "created_at": "2016-08-11T11:28:34.085Z",
    "updated_at": "2016-08-11T11:32:35.169Z"
  },
  {
    "id": 48,
    "iid": 13,
    "project_id": 1,
    "status": "pending",
    "soure": "web",
    "ref": "new-pipeline",
    "sha": "eb94b618fb5865b26e80fdd8ae531b7a63ad851a",
    "web_url": "https://example.com/foo/bar/pipelines/48",
    "created_at": "2016-08-12T10:06:04.561Z",
    "updated_at": "2016-08-12T10:09:56.223Z"
  }
]

Get a single pipeline

Get one pipeline from a project.

You can also get a single child pipeline. Introduced in GitLab 13.3.

GET /projects/:id/pipelines/:pipeline_id
Attribute Type Required Description
id integer/string yes The ID or URL-encoded path of the project owned by the authenticated user
pipeline_id integer yes The ID of a pipeline
curl --header "PRIVATE-TOKEN: <your_access_token>" "https://gitlab.example.com/api/v4/projects/1/pipelines/46"

Example of response

{
  "id": 46,
  "iid": 11,
  "project_id": 1,
  "status": "success",
  "ref": "main",
  "sha": "a91957a858320c0e17f3a0eca7cfacbff50ea29a",
  "before_sha": "a91957a858320c0e17f3a0eca7cfacbff50ea29a",
  "tag": false,
  "yaml_errors": null,
  "user": {
    "name": "Administrator",
    "username": "root",
    "id": 1,
    "state": "active",
    "avatar_url": "http://www.gravatar.com/avatar/e64c7d89f26bd1972efa854d13d7dd61?s=80&d=identicon",
    "web_url": "http://localhost:3000/root"
  },
  "created_at": "2016-08-11T11:28:34.085Z",
  "updated_at": "2016-08-11T11:32:35.169Z",
  "started_at": null,
  "finished_at": "2016-08-11T11:32:35.145Z",
  "committed_at": null,
  "duration": 123.65,
  "queued_duration": 0.010,
  "coverage": "30.0",
  "web_url": "https://example.com/foo/bar/pipelines/46"
}

Get variables of a pipeline

GET /projects/:id/pipelines/:pipeline_id/variables
Attribute Type Required Description
id integer/string yes The ID or URL-encoded path of the project owned by the authenticated user
pipeline_id integer yes The ID of a pipeline
curl --header "PRIVATE-TOKEN: <your_access_token>" "https://gitlab.example.com/api/v4/projects/1/pipelines/46/variables"

Example of response

[
  {
    "key": "RUN_NIGHTLY_BUILD",
    "variable_type": "env_var",
    "value": "true"
  },
  {
    "key": "foo",
    "value": "bar"
  }
]

Get a pipeline’s test report

Introduced in GitLab 13.0.

note
This API route is part of the Unit test report feature.
GET /projects/:id/pipelines/:pipeline_id/test_report
Attribute Type Required Description
id integer/string yes The ID or URL-encoded path of the project owned by the authenticated user
pipeline_id integer yes The ID of a pipeline

Sample request:

curl --header "PRIVATE-TOKEN: <your_access_token>" "https://gitlab.example.com/api/v4/projects/1/pipelines/46/test_report"

Sample response:

{
  "total_time": 5,
  "total_count": 1,
  "success_count": 1,
  "failed_count": 0,
  "skipped_count": 0,
  "error_count": 0,
  "test_suites": [
    {
      "name": "Secure",
      "total_time": 5,
      "total_count": 1,
      "success_count": 1,
      "failed_count": 0,
      "skipped_count": 0,
      "error_count": 0,
      "test_cases": [
        {
          "status": "success",
          "name": "Security Reports can create an auto-remediation MR",
          "classname": "vulnerability_management_spec",
          "execution_time": 5,
          "system_output": null,
          "stack_trace": null
        }
      ]
    }
  ]
}

Get a pipeline’s test report summary

Introduced in GitLab 14.2.

note
This API route is part of the Unit test report feature.
GET /projects/:id/pipelines/:pipeline_id/test_report_summary
Attribute Type Required Description
id integer/string yes The ID or URL-encoded path of the project owned by the authenticated user
pipeline_id integer yes The ID of a pipeline

Sample request:

curl --header "PRIVATE-TOKEN: <your_access_token>" "https://gitlab.example.com/api/v4/projects/1/pipelines/46/test_report_summary"

Sample response:

{
    "total": {
        "time": 1904,
        "count": 3363,
        "success": 3351,
        "failed": 0,
        "skipped": 12,
        "error": 0,
        "suite_error": null
    },
    "test_suites": [
        {
            "name": "test",
            "total_time": 1904,
            "total_count": 3363,
            "success_count": 3351,
            "failed_count": 0,
            "skipped_count": 12,
            "error_count": 0,
            "build_ids": [
                66004
            ],
            "suite_error": null
        }
    ]
}

Create a new pipeline

POST /projects/:id/pipeline
Attribute Type Required Description
id integer/string yes The ID or URL-encoded path of the project owned by the authenticated user
ref string yes Reference to commit
variables array no An array containing the variables available in the pipeline, matching the structure [{ 'key': 'UPLOAD_TO_S3', 'variable_type': 'file', 'value': 'true' }, {'key': 'TEST', 'value': 'test variable'}]. If variable_type is excluded, it defaults to env_var.
curl --request POST --header "PRIVATE-TOKEN: <your_access_token>" "https://gitlab.example.com/api/v4/projects/1/pipeline?ref=main"

Example of response

{
  "id": 61,
  "iid": 21,
  "project_id": 1,
  "sha": "384c444e840a515b23f21915ee5766b87068a70d",
  "ref": "main",
  "status": "pending",
  "before_sha": "0000000000000000000000000000000000000000",
  "tag": false,
  "yaml_errors": null,
  "user": {
    "name": "Administrator",
    "username": "root",
    "id": 1,
    "state": "active",
    "avatar_url": "http://www.gravatar.com/avatar/e64c7d89f26bd1972efa854d13d7dd61?s=80&d=identicon",
    "web_url": "http://localhost:3000/root"
  },
  "created_at": "2016-11-04T09:36:13.747Z",
  "updated_at": "2016-11-04T09:36:13.977Z",
  "started_at": null,
  "finished_at": null,
  "committed_at": null,
  "duration": null,
  "queued_duration": 0.010,
  "coverage": null,
  "web_url": "https://example.com/foo/bar/pipelines/61"
}

Retry jobs in a pipeline

POST /projects/:id/pipelines/:pipeline_id/retry
Attribute Type Required Description
id integer/string yes The ID or URL-encoded path of the project owned by the authenticated user
pipeline_id integer yes The ID of a pipeline
curl --request POST --header "PRIVATE-TOKEN: <your_access_token>" "https://gitlab.example.com/api/v4/projects/1/pipelines/46/retry"

Response:

{
  "id": 46,
  "iid": 11,
  "project_id": 1,
  "status": "pending",
  "ref": "main",
  "sha": "a91957a858320c0e17f3a0eca7cfacbff50ea29a",
  "before_sha": "a91957a858320c0e17f3a0eca7cfacbff50ea29a",
  "tag": false,
  "yaml_errors": null,
  "user": {
    "name": "Administrator",
    "username": "root",
    "id": 1,
    "state": "active",
    "avatar_url": "http://www.gravatar.com/avatar/e64c7d89f26bd1972efa854d13d7dd61?s=80&d=identicon",
    "web_url": "http://localhost:3000/root"
  },
  "created_at": "2016-08-11T11:28:34.085Z",
  "updated_at": "2016-08-11T11:32:35.169Z",
  "started_at": null,
  "finished_at": "2016-08-11T11:32:35.145Z",
  "committed_at": null,
  "duration": null,
  "queued_duration": 0.010,
  "coverage": null,
  "web_url": "https://example.com/foo/bar/pipelines/46"
}

Cancel a pipeline’s jobs

POST /projects/:id/pipelines/:pipeline_id/cancel
Attribute Type Required Description
id integer/string yes The ID or URL-encoded path of the project owned by the authenticated user
pipeline_id integer yes The ID of a pipeline
curl --request POST --header "PRIVATE-TOKEN: <your_access_token>" "https://gitlab.example.com/api/v4/projects/1/pipelines/46/cancel"

Response:

{
  "id": 46,
  "iid": 11,
  "project_id": 1,
  "status": "canceled",
  "ref": "main",
  "sha": "a91957a858320c0e17f3a0eca7cfacbff50ea29a",
  "before_sha": "a91957a858320c0e17f3a0eca7cfacbff50ea29a",
  "tag": false,
  "yaml_errors": null,
  "user": {
    "name": "Administrator",
    "username": "root",
    "id": 1,
    "state": "active",
    "avatar_url": "http://www.gravatar.com/avatar/e64c7d89f26bd1972efa854d13d7dd61?s=80&d=identicon",
    "web_url": "http://localhost:3000/root"
  },
  "created_at": "2016-08-11T11:28:34.085Z",
  "updated_at": "2016-08-11T11:32:35.169Z",
  "started_at": null,
  "finished_at": "2016-08-11T11:32:35.145Z",
  "committed_at": null,
  "duration": null,
  "queued_duration": 0.010,
  "coverage": null,
  "web_url": "https://example.com/foo/bar/pipelines/46"
}

Delete a pipeline

Introduced in GitLab 11.6.

DELETE /projects/:id/pipelines/:pipeline_id
Attribute Type Required Description
id integer/string yes The ID or URL-encoded path of the project owned by the authenticated user
pipeline_id integer yes The ID of a pipeline
curl --header "PRIVATE-TOKEN: <your_access_token>" --request "DELETE" "https://gitlab.example.com/api/v4/projects/1/pipelines/46"