Disable automatic rollbacks for deployments on App Platform

I have an App that exists to run cron-like process, which I run manually. It runs, and shuts down. Sometimes it fails, and this triggers a “automatic rollback to previous deployment”, which is never what I want, because the issue is almost always with an external resource.

How do I disable this?

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Bobby Iliev
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April 6, 2024

Hey @petersergeant,

I believe that this is not really possible out of the box.

The best thing to do to get your voice heard regarding this would be to head over to our Product Ideas board and post a new idea, including as much information as possible for what you’d like to see implemented.

In the meantime what you could do is to come up with a mechanism that detects the failure in those external API calls and does not terminate your run process. Or you could implement a health check endpoint that is always healthy even though the app would fail to complete the external calls that you are referring to:

Another option could be to use a serverless function with scheduled time:

Hope that helps!

- Bobby.

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