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After a site administrator upgrades your Enterprise Server instance to Enterprise Server 3.9 or later, the REST API will be versioned. To learn how to find your instance's version, see "About versions of GitHub Docs". For more information, see "About API versioning."

GitHub App webhooks

Use the REST API to interact with webhooks for OAuth apps

About webhooks for GitHub Apps

A GitHub App's webhook allows your server to receive HTTP POST payloads whenever certain events happen for a GitHub App. For more information, see "Webhooks documentation" and "Using webhooks with GitHub Apps."

Get a webhook configuration for an app

Returns the webhook configuration for a GitHub App. For more information about configuring a webhook for your app, see "Creating a GitHub App."

You must use a JWT to access this endpoint.

HTTP response status codes for "Get a webhook configuration for an app"

Status codeDescription
200

OK

Code samples for "Get a webhook configuration for an app"

Request example

get/app/hook/config
curl -L \ -H "Accept: application/vnd.github+json" \ -H "Authorization: Bearer <YOUR-TOKEN>" \ http(s)://HOSTNAME/api/v3/app/hook/config

Response

Status: 200
{ "content_type": "json", "insecure_ssl": "0", "secret": "********", "url": "https://example.com/webhook" }

Update a webhook configuration for an app

Updates the webhook configuration for a GitHub App. For more information about configuring a webhook for your app, see "Creating a GitHub App."

You must use a JWT to access this endpoint.

Parameters for "Update a webhook configuration for an app"

Headers
Name, Type, Description
accept string

Setting to application/vnd.github+json is recommended.

Body parameters
Name, Type, Description
url string

The URL to which the payloads will be delivered.

content_type string

The media type used to serialize the payloads. Supported values include json and form. The default is form.

secret string

If provided, the secret will be used as the key to generate the HMAC hex digest value for delivery signature headers.

insecure_ssl string or number

Determines whether the SSL certificate of the host for url will be verified when delivering payloads. Supported values include 0 (verification is performed) and 1 (verification is not performed). The default is 0. We strongly recommend not setting this to 1 as you are subject to man-in-the-middle and other attacks.

HTTP response status codes for "Update a webhook configuration for an app"

Status codeDescription
200

OK

Code samples for "Update a webhook configuration for an app"

Request example

patch/app/hook/config
curl -L \ -X PATCH \ -H "Accept: application/vnd.github+json" \ -H "Authorization: Bearer <YOUR-TOKEN>" \ http(s)://HOSTNAME/api/v3/app/hook/config \ -d '{"content_type":"json","insecure_ssl":"0","secret":"********","url":"https://example.com/webhook"}'

Response

Status: 200
{ "content_type": "json", "insecure_ssl": "0", "secret": "********", "url": "https://example.com/webhook" }

List deliveries for an app webhook

Returns a list of webhook deliveries for the webhook configured for a GitHub App.

You must use a JWT to access this endpoint.

Parameters for "List deliveries for an app webhook"

Headers
Name, Type, Description
accept string

Setting to application/vnd.github+json is recommended.

Query parameters
Name, Type, Description
per_page integer

The number of results per page (max 100). For more information, see "Using pagination in the REST API."

Default: 30

cursor string

Used for pagination: the starting delivery from which the page of deliveries is fetched. Refer to the link header for the next and previous page cursors.

redelivery boolean

HTTP response status codes for "List deliveries for an app webhook"

Status codeDescription
200

OK

400

Bad Request

422

Validation failed, or the endpoint has been spammed.

Code samples for "List deliveries for an app webhook"

Request example

get/app/hook/deliveries
curl -L \ -H "Accept: application/vnd.github+json" \ -H "Authorization: Bearer <YOUR-TOKEN>" \ http(s)://HOSTNAME/api/v3/app/hook/deliveries

Response

Status: 200
[ { "id": 12345678, "guid": "0b989ba4-242f-11e5-81e1-c7b6966d2516", "delivered_at": "2019-06-03T00:57:16Z", "redelivery": false, "duration": 0.27, "status": "OK", "status_code": 200, "event": "issues", "action": "opened", "installation_id": 123, "repository_id": 456 }, { "id": 123456789, "guid": "0b989ba4-242f-11e5-81e1-c7b6966d2516", "delivered_at": "2019-06-04T00:57:16Z", "redelivery": true, "duration": 0.28, "status": "OK", "status_code": 200, "event": "issues", "action": "opened", "installation_id": 123, "repository_id": 456 } ]

Get a delivery for an app webhook

Returns a delivery for the webhook configured for a GitHub App.

You must use a JWT to access this endpoint.

Parameters for "Get a delivery for an app webhook"

Headers
Name, Type, Description
accept string

Setting to application/vnd.github+json is recommended.

Path parameters
Name, Type, Description
delivery_id integer Required

HTTP response status codes for "Get a delivery for an app webhook"

Status codeDescription
200

OK

400

Bad Request

422

Validation failed, or the endpoint has been spammed.

Code samples for "Get a delivery for an app webhook"

Request example

get/app/hook/deliveries/{delivery_id}
curl -L \ -H "Accept: application/vnd.github+json" \ -H "Authorization: Bearer <YOUR-TOKEN>" \ http(s)://HOSTNAME/api/v3/app/hook/deliveries/DELIVERY_ID

Response

Status: 200
{ "id": 12345678, "guid": "0b989ba4-242f-11e5-81e1-c7b6966d2516", "delivered_at": "2019-06-03T00:57:16Z", "redelivery": false, "duration": 0.27, "status": "OK", "status_code": 200, "event": "issues", "action": "opened", "installation_id": 123, "repository_id": 456, "url": "https://www.example.com", "request": { "headers": { "X-GitHub-Delivery": "0b989ba4-242f-11e5-81e1-c7b6966d2516", "X-Hub-Signature-256": "sha256=6dcb09b5b57875f334f61aebed695e2e4193db5e", "Accept": "*/*", "X-GitHub-Hook-ID": "42", "User-Agent": "GitHub-Hookshot/b8c71d8", "X-GitHub-Event": "issues", "X-GitHub-Hook-Installation-Target-ID": "123", "X-GitHub-Hook-Installation-Target-Type": "repository", "content-type": "application/json", "X-Hub-Signature": "sha1=a84d88e7554fc1fa21bcbc4efae3c782a70d2b9d" }, "payload": { "action": "opened", "issue": { "body": "foo" }, "repository": { "id": 123 } } }, "response": { "headers": { "Content-Type": "text/html;charset=utf-8" }, "payload": "ok" } }

Redeliver a delivery for an app webhook

Redeliver a delivery for the webhook configured for a GitHub App.

You must use a JWT to access this endpoint.

Parameters for "Redeliver a delivery for an app webhook"

Headers
Name, Type, Description
accept string

Setting to application/vnd.github+json is recommended.

Path parameters
Name, Type, Description
delivery_id integer Required

HTTP response status codes for "Redeliver a delivery for an app webhook"

Status codeDescription
202

Accepted

400

Bad Request

422

Validation failed, or the endpoint has been spammed.

Code samples for "Redeliver a delivery for an app webhook"

Request example

post/app/hook/deliveries/{delivery_id}/attempts
curl -L \ -X POST \ -H "Accept: application/vnd.github+json" \ -H "Authorization: Bearer <YOUR-TOKEN>" \ http(s)://HOSTNAME/api/v3/app/hook/deliveries/DELIVERY_ID/attempts

Accepted