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How to re-deploy an App via a build hook/web hook/deploy hook/etc ?

Is there a way to re-deploy an app via a URL?

Basically, I need a way to redeploy an app without having to log into DO’s Platform App Dashboard and clicking the Deploy button, or by making code changes to the repo attached to the app.

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Currently you can trigger a deployment by making a call to our API to create a new deployment.

For example:

curl -X POST -H "Content-Type: application/json" -H "Authorization: Bearer b7d03a6947b217efb6f3ec3bd3504582" "https://api.digitalocean.com/v2/apps/{app_id}/deployments" 

🔗 Full API docs

Our doctl commandline tool can also be used to trigger a new deployment:

doctl apps create-deployment <app id>

🔗 AP doctl docs

Thanks for linking those documents, I will take this back to the team and see if we can plan out a feature for offering a webhook like implementation to make this easier.

Happy hacking!

Triggering a deployment works fine but it re-deploys all components. Is there any option to trigger the re-deployment of a specific component?

Thanks @crashoverride! That’s very helpful.

Offering a web hook would be a great feature addition for folks that can’t use that API/doctl, but this way works enough for my use case.

Cheers