Dockerfiles API

In GitLab, there is an API endpoint available for Dockerfiles. For more information on Dockerfiles, see the Docker documentation.

List Dockerfile templates

Get all Dockerfile templates.

GET /templates/dockerfiles
curl https://gitlab.example.com/api/v4/templates/dockerfiles

Example response:

[
  {
    "key": "Binary",
    "name": "Binary"
  },
  {
    "key": "Binary-alpine",
    "name": "Binary-alpine"
  },
  {
    "key": "Binary-scratch",
    "name": "Binary-scratch"
  },
  {
    "key": "Golang",
    "name": "Golang"
  },
  {
    "key": "Golang-alpine",
    "name": "Golang-alpine"
  },
  {
    "key": "Golang-scratch",
    "name": "Golang-scratch"
  },
  {
    "key": "HTTPd",
    "name": "HTTPd"
  },
  {
    "key": "Node",
    "name": "Node"
  },
  {
    "key": "Node-alpine",
    "name": "Node-alpine"
  },
  {
    "key": "OpenJDK",
    "name": "OpenJDK"
  },
  {
    "key": "OpenJDK-alpine",
    "name": "OpenJDK-alpine"
  },
  {
    "key": "PHP",
    "name": "PHP"
  },
  {
    "key": "Python",
    "name": "Python"
  },
  {
    "key": "Python-alpine",
    "name": "Python-alpine"
  },
  {
    "key": "Python2",
    "name": "Python2"
  },
  {
    "key": "Ruby",
    "name": "Ruby"
  },
  {
    "key": "Ruby-alpine",
    "name": "Ruby-alpine"
  }
]

Single Dockerfile template

Get a single Dockerfile template.

GET /templates/dockerfiles/:key
AttributeTypeRequiredDescription
keystringyesThe key of the Dockerfile template
curl https://gitlab.example.com/api/v4/templates/dockerfiles/Binary

Example response:

{
  "name": "Binary",
  "content": "# This file is a template, and might need editing before it works on your project.\n# This Dockerfile installs a compiled binary into a bare system.\n# You must either commit your compiled binary into source control (not recommended)\n# or build the binary first as part of a CI/CD pipeline.\n\nFROM buildpack-deps:jessie\n\nWORKDIR /usr/local/bin\n\n# Change `app` to whatever your binary is called\nAdd app .\nCMD [\"./app\"]\n"
}