GitHub webhooks runner
snare is a GitHub webhooks daemon. When
snare receives a webhook event from a given
repository, it authenticates the request, and then executes a user-defined
“per-repo program” with information about the webhook event.
The “per-repo program” is run in a freshly created temporary
directory which is removed once it has completed.
The options are as follows:
- is a path to a snare.conf configuration file. If
snareassumes the configuration file is located at /etc/snare/snare.conf/.
snarenot to daemonise: in other words, `snare` stays in the foreground and logs errors to stderr. This can be useful for debugging.
INTEGRATION WITH GITHUB
snare runs an HTTP server which GitHub can
send webhook requests to. Configuring a webhook for a given GitHub
repository is relatively simple: go to that repository, then
“Settings > Webhooks > Add webhook”. For
“http://yourmachine.com:port/”, specify a
“secret” (which you will then reuse as the
in snare.conf(5)) and
then choose which events you wish GitHub to deliver.
snare runs an HTTP server. If you wish, as
is recommended, to send your webhooks over an encrypted connection, you will
need to run a proxy in front of
When run as a daemon,
snare logs to
syslogd(8) under the