GitLab Documentation

Runners API

Introduced in GitLab 8.5

List owned runners

Get a list of specific runners available to the user.

GET /runners
GET /runners?scope=active
Attribute Type Required Description
scope string no The scope of specific runners to show, one of: active, paused, online; showing all runners if none provided
curl --header "PRIVATE-TOKEN: 9koXpg98eAheJpvBs5tK" "https://gitlab.example.com/api/v3/runners"

Example response:

[
    {
        "active": true,
        "description": "test-1-20150125",
        "id": 6,
        "is_shared": false,
        "name": null
    },
    {
        "active": true,
        "description": "test-2-20150125",
        "id": 8,
        "is_shared": false,
        "name": null
    }
]

List all runners

Get a list of all runners in the GitLab instance (specific and shared). Access is restricted to users with admin privileges.

GET /runners/all
GET /runners/all?scope=online
Attribute Type Required Description
scope string no The scope of runners to show, one of: specific, shared, active, paused, online; showing all runners if none provided
curl --header "PRIVATE-TOKEN: 9koXpg98eAheJpvBs5tK" "https://gitlab.example.com/api/v3/runners/all"

Example response:

[
    {
        "active": true,
        "description": "shared-runner-1",
        "id": 1,
        "is_shared": true,
        "name": null
    },
    {
        "active": true,
        "description": "shared-runner-2",
        "id": 3,
        "is_shared": true,
        "name": null
    },
    {
        "active": true,
        "description": "test-1-20150125",
        "id": 6,
        "is_shared": false,
        "name": null
    },
    {
        "active": true,
        "description": "test-2-20150125",
        "id": 8,
        "is_shared": false,
        "name": null
    }
]

Get runner's details

Get details of a runner.

GET /runners/:id
Attribute Type Required Description
id integer yes The ID of a runner
curl --header "PRIVATE-TOKEN: 9koXpg98eAheJpvBs5tK" "https://gitlab.example.com/api/v3/runners/6"

Example response:

{
    "active": true,
    "architecture": null,
    "description": "test-1-20150125",
    "id": 6,
    "is_shared": false,
    "contacted_at": "2016-01-25T16:39:48.066Z",
    "name": null,
    "platform": null,
    "projects": [
        {
            "id": 1,
            "name": "GitLab Community Edition",
            "name_with_namespace": "GitLab.org / GitLab Community Edition",
            "path": "gitlab-ce",
            "path_with_namespace": "gitlab-org/gitlab-ce"
        }
    ],
    "token": "205086a8e3b9a2b818ffac9b89d102",
    "revision": null,
    "tag_list": [
        "ruby",
        "mysql"
    ],
    "version": null
}

Update runner's details

Update details of a runner.

PUT /runners/:id
Attribute Type Required Description
id integer yes The ID of a runner
description string no The description of a runner
active boolean no The state of a runner; can be set to true or false
tag_list array no The list of tags for a runner; put array of tags, that should be finally assigned to a runner
curl --request PUT --header "PRIVATE-TOKEN: 9koXpg98eAheJpvBs5tK" "https://gitlab.example.com/api/v3/runners/6" --form "description=test-1-20150125-test" --form "tag_list=ruby,mysql,tag1,tag2"

Example response:

{
    "active": true,
    "architecture": null,
    "description": "test-1-20150125-test",
    "id": 6,
    "is_shared": false,
    "contacted_at": "2016-01-25T16:39:48.066Z",
    "name": null,
    "platform": null,
    "projects": [
        {
            "id": 1,
            "name": "GitLab Community Edition",
            "name_with_namespace": "GitLab.org / GitLab Community Edition",
            "path": "gitlab-ce",
            "path_with_namespace": "gitlab-org/gitlab-ce"
        }
    ],
    "token": "205086a8e3b9a2b818ffac9b89d102",
    "revision": null,
    "tag_list": [
        "ruby",
        "mysql",
        "tag1",
        "tag2"
    ],
    "version": null
}

Remove a runner

Remove a runner.

DELETE /runners/:id
Attribute Type Required Description
id integer yes The ID of a runner
curl --request DELETE --header "PRIVATE-TOKEN: 9koXpg98eAheJpvBs5tK" "https://gitlab.example.com/api/v3/runners/6"

Example response:

{
    "active": true,
    "description": "test-1-20150125-test",
    "id": 6,
    "is_shared": false,
    "name": null,
}

List project's runners

List all runners (specific and shared) available in the project. Shared runners are listed if at least one shared runner is defined and shared runners usage is enabled in the project's settings.

GET /projects/:id/runners
Attribute Type Required Description
id integer yes The ID of a project
curl --header "PRIVATE-TOKEN: 9koXpg98eAheJpvBs5tK" "https://gitlab.example.com/api/v3/projects/9/runners"

Example response:

[
    {
        "active": true,
        "description": "test-2-20150125",
        "id": 8,
        "is_shared": false,
        "name": null
    },
    {
        "active": true,
        "description": "development_runner",
        "id": 5,
        "is_shared": true,
        "name": null
    }
]

Enable a runner in project

Enable an available specific runner in the project.

POST /projects/:id/runners
Attribute Type Required Description
id integer yes The ID of a project
runner_id integer yes The ID of a runner
curl --request POST --header "PRIVATE-TOKEN: 9koXpg98eAheJpvBs5tK" "https://gitlab.example.com/api/v3/projects/9/runners" --form "runner_id=9"

Example response:

{
    "active": true,
    "description": "test-2016-02-01",
    "id": 9,
    "is_shared": false,
    "name": null
}

Disable a runner from project

Disable a specific runner from the project. It works only if the project isn't the only project associated with the specified runner. If so, an error is returned. Use the Remove a runner call instead.

DELETE /projects/:id/runners/:runner_id
Attribute Type Required Description
id integer yes The ID of a project
runner_id integer yes The ID of a runner
curl --request DELETE --header "PRIVATE-TOKEN: 9koXpg98eAheJpvBs5tK" "https://gitlab.example.com/api/v3/projects/9/runners/9"

Example response:

{
    "active": true,
    "description": "test-2016-02-01",
    "id": 9,
    "is_shared": false,
    "name": null
}