Here are step-by-step tutorials for setting up some commonly-used pipeline configuration. All tutorials begin with a “Prerequisites” section that contains links to any steps that need to be taken first. This means you can visit any tutorial to get started. All tutorials assume you have read through and followed the instructions on the Getting Started, Installation, and Repository Setup pages.
Configuring Credentials for Dispatch
Configure various service account and ssh credentials for usage by Dispatch to access various services such as code repositories. Follow the tutorial here
Configuring ChatOps to trigger pipelines via GitHub comments
Dispatchfile to enable triggers based on GitHub comments. Follow the tutorial here.
Configuring cron based triggers in Dispatchfile
Dispatchfile to enable cron based triggers for your pipelines. Follow the tutorial here
Configure a git based code repository for access by Dispatch
Configure and set up a code repository for access by Dispatch, including configuring a Dispatchfile. Follow the tutorial here
Building images with Buildkit
Build a docker image using Buildkit, a cache-efficient, distributed build system for Docker images made by Moby. Follow the tutorial here
Running pipelines locally
Configure and run a Dispatchfile locally, powered by KIND. Local runner is a handy way to run a Dispatchfile on a git repository locally. The runners handles the end to end flow of a creating a kubernetes cluster (using KIND), installing Dispatch on to the cluster and then running the tests on the cluster. Optional flags exist to teardown the KIND cluster at the end of the run.
Import tasks and functions into a Dispatchfile
Extract tasks and functions into a separate “utility” Dispatchfile then import them from a main Dispatchfile. Follow the tutorial here.
Understand how to triage configuration and runtime errors in pipelines using CLI and/or GUI. Learn commands to triage failures across multiple Dispatch components. Follow the tutorial here
Configuration of Credentials and Service Accounts with D2iQ Dispatch…Read More
Setting up a Repository in Dispatch
Configure and set up a code repository for access by Dispatch, including configuring a Dispatchfile…Read More
Importing tasks into a Dispatchfile
This tutorial describes how to import tasks from another Dispatchfile…Read More
Building Docker images with Buildkit in Dispatch
Building Docker images with Buildkit in Dispatch…Read More
Configuring Cron Triggers
Schedule CI pipeline runs using cron expressions…Read More
Run pipelines locally
This tutorial describes how to trigger pipelines locally…Read More
This tutorial explores various Dispatch component logs and pipeline logs using CLI/GUI.…Read More
Running pipelines from ChatOps Commands
This tutorial describes how to trigger pipelines from Github comments…Read More