GitLab Documentation

System hooks

All methods require administrator authorization.

The URL endpoint of the system hooks can also be configured using the UI in the admin area under Hooks (/admin/hooks).

Read more about system hooks.

List system hooks

Get a list of all system hooks.


GET /hooks

Example request:

curl --header "PRIVATE-TOKEN: 9koXpg98eAheJpvBs5tK" https://gitlab.example.com/api/v3/hooks

Example response:

[
  {
    "id":1,
    "url":"https://gitlab.example.com/hook",
    "created_at":"2016-10-31T12:32:15.192Z",
    "push_events":true,
    "tag_push_events":false,
    "enable_ssl_verification":true
  }
]

Add new system hook

Add a new system hook.


POST /hooks
Attribute Type Required Description
url string yes The hook URL
token string no Secret token to validate received payloads; this will not be returned in the response
push_events boolean no When true, the hook will fire on push events
tag_push_events boolean no When true, the hook will fire on new tags being pushed
enable_ssl_verification boolean no Do SSL verification when triggering the hook

Example request:

curl --request POST --header "PRIVATE-TOKEN: 9koXpg98eAheJpvBs5tK" "https://gitlab.example.com/api/v3/hooks?url=https://gitlab.example.com/hook"

Example response:

[
  {
    "id":1,
    "url":"https://gitlab.example.com/hook",
    "created_at":"2016-10-31T12:32:15.192Z",
    "push_events":true,
    "tag_push_events":false,
    "enable_ssl_verification":true
  }
]

Test system hook

GET /hooks/:id
Attribute Type Required Description
id integer yes The ID of the hook

Example request:

curl --header "PRIVATE-TOKEN: 9koXpg98eAheJpvBs5tK" https://gitlab.example.com/api/v3/hooks/2

Example response:

{
   "project_id" : 1,
   "owner_email" : "example@gitlabhq.com",
   "owner_name" : "Someone",
   "name" : "Ruby",
   "path" : "ruby",
   "event_name" : "project_create"
}

Delete system hook

Deletes a system hook.


DELETE /hooks/:id
Attribute Type Required Description
id integer yes The ID of the hook

Example request:

curl --request DELETE --header "PRIVATE-TOKEN: 9koXpg98eAheJpvBs5tK" https://gitlab.example.com/api/v3/hooks/2

Example response:

{
   "note_events" : false,
   "project_id" : null,
   "enable_ssl_verification" : true,
   "url" : "https://gitlab.example.com/hook",
   "updated_at" : "2015-11-04T20:12:15.931Z",
   "issues_events" : false,
   "merge_requests_events" : false,
   "created_at" : "2015-11-04T20:12:15.931Z",
   "service_id" : null,
   "id" : 2,
   "push_events" : true,
   "tag_push_events" : false
}