Webhooks for automated builds

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If you have an automated build repository in Docker Hub, you can use Webhooks to cause an action in another application in response to an event in the repository. Docker Hub webhooks fire when an image is built in, or a new tag added to, your automated build repository.

Configure webhooks on https://hub.docker.com/r/<USERNAME>/<REPOSITORY>/~/settings/webhooks/.

Create Webhook

With your webhook, you specify a target URL and a JSON payload to deliver. The example webhook below generates an HTTP POST that delivers a JSON payload:

  "callback_url": "https://registry.hub.docker.com/u/svendowideit/testhook/hook/2141b5bi5i5b02bec211i4eeih0242eg11000a/",
  "push_data": {
    "images": [
    "pushed_at": 1.417566161e+09,
    "pusher": "trustedbuilder",
    "tag": "latest"
  "repository": {
    "comment_count": "0",
    "date_created": 1.417494799e+09,
    "description": "",
    "dockerfile": "#\n# BUILD\u0009\u0009docker build -t svendowideit/apt-cacher .\n# RUN\u0009\u0009docker run -d -p 3142:3142 -name apt-cacher-run apt-cacher\n#\n# and then you can run containers with:\n# \u0009\u0009docker run -t -i -rm -e http_proxy debian bash\n#\nFROM\u0009\u0009ubuntu\n\n\nVOLUME\u0009\u0009[\/var/cache/apt-cacher-ng\]\nRUN\u0009\u0009apt-get update ; apt-get install -yq apt-cacher-ng\n\nEXPOSE \u0009\u00093142\nCMD\u0009\u0009chmod 777 /var/cache/apt-cacher-ng ; /etc/init.d/apt-cacher-ng start ; tail -f /var/log/apt-cacher-ng/*\n",
    "full_description": "Docker Hub based automated build from a GitHub repo",
    "is_official": false,
    "is_private": true,
    "is_trusted": true,
    "name": "testhook",
    "namespace": "svendowideit",
    "owner": "svendowideit",
    "repo_name": "svendowideit/testhook",
    "repo_url": "https://registry.hub.docker.com/u/svendowideit/testhook/",
    "star_count": 0,
    "status": "Active"

Note: If you want to test your webhook, we recommend using a tool like requestb.in. Also note, the Docker Hub server can’t be filtered by IP address.

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