URL repositories

Use these tutorials to add, update, revert, modify, and delete URL repositories in your Technology Catalog.

1. Add a URL repository

Together, let’s add the repository Dunder Mifflin - URL in the Technology Catalog.

Let’s assume that:

  • you have access to the Technology Catalog, and

  • your repository is prepared (refer to SDK documentation for more information).

1.1. Navigate to Catalog and begin adding repository

  1. Go to the Catalog module from the primary navigation menu.

  2. Select the Add Repository button.

Navigate to Technology Catalog

1.2. Add URL repository

  1. Select the Fetch from URL card.

    Add URL repository
  2. Enter the name of your repository: Dunder Mifflin - URL

  3. Enter the URL of your repository.

    The URL shown in this example is for demonstration purposes only. Using it will result in an error.
  4. Select the Add repository button.

    URL repository details

Your URL repository is ready to go.

2. Update a URL repository

Together, let’s update the repository Dunder Mifflin - URL.

2.1. Navigate to repository

  1. Go to the Catalog module from the primary navigation menu.

  2. Go to the Dunder Mifflin - URL repository.

    Navigate to your URL repository

2.2. Begin update

  1. Notice some of the information displayed about the current repository version: when the last update occurred, what changed in the repository, and how many total updates have been made to the repository.

  2. Select the Update technologies button.

    You can update repository technologies from both pages concerning that repository: overview and history.
    Update repository

2.3. Complete update

  1. A box will appear on your screen. Review the text.

  2. Select the Update technologies button.

    There is a short amount of time after starting the update during which you can cancel the update.
    Update repository
If the URL has changed, you can select the button Edit repository URL. You will be directed automatically to the repository settings, where you can edit the URL. After saving the changes to your settings, select the Update technologies button again to update your repository.

Notice that the repository has been updated twice instead of once:

Verify update to URL repository

You can review all updates to your repository on the repository’s history page.

3. Revert a URL repository

Let’s revert the repository Dunder Mifflin - URL to a previous version.

The process to revert a repository is the same for URL and ZIP repositories.

3.1. Navigate to repository history page

Reverting repositories occurs on the repository’s history page.

  1. Go to the Catalog module from the primary navigation menu.

  2. Go to the Dunder Mifflin - URL repository.

    Navigate to your URL repository
  3. Go to to the History page.

  4. Notice the information about all updates to this repository in the body of the page. Additionally, the most recent update is labeled current.

  5. Select the Revert button.

    Navigate to repository revert

3.2. Revert repository

  1. A box will appear on your screen. Review the text.

  2. Select the checkbox to confirm that reverting to the last update will delete this update.

  3. Select the Confirm revert button.

    Confirm repository revert

Your repository has now reverted to the previous update. Note three main changes on your repository’s history page:

  1. The description of the first update changed to 1 update reverted.

  2. The second update is now labeled current.

  3. The total number of updates decreased by one, in this case from two to one.

    See results of revert on history page

4. Modify a URL repository’s settings

Let’s modify the settings for the repository Dunder Mifflin - URL.

4.1. Navigate to repository

  1. Go to the Catalog module from the primary navigation menu.

  2. Go to the Dunder Mifflin - URL repository.

    Navigate to your URL repository

4.2. Modify settings

We need to change the name of our repository from Dunder Mifflin - URL to Dunder Mifflin Paper - URL.

  1. Notice the section on the repository’s overview page displaying the current information, such as repository name, type, and URL.

  2. Go to Repository settings.

    You can access a repository’s settings from both pages concerning that repository: overview and history.
URL repository settings

4.3. Change name

There are two settings to modify for fetch from URL repositories: repository name and the URL. We discussed changes to the URL in an earlier section.

  1. Change the name of the repository to Dunder Mifflin Paper - URL.

  2. Select the Save button.

    URL repository settings
To learn more about updating technologies when you modify settings, refer to our explanation section.

5. Delete a URL repository

Let’s delete the repository Dunder Mifflin - URL.

The process to delete a repository is the same for URL and ZIP repositories.

5.1. Navigate to repository settings

Deleting repositories occurs in the repository settings.

  1. Go to the Catalog module from the primary navigation menu.

  2. Go to the Dunder Mifflin - URL repository.

    Navigate to your URL repository
  3. Go to Repository settings.

    You can access a repository’s settings from both pages concerning that repository: overview and history.
    URL repository settings

5.2. Delete repository

  1. Go to the Danger Zone tab.

  2. Review the text.

  3. Select the Delete this repository button.

    Delete URL repository
  4. A box will appear on your screen. Review the text.

  5. Select the checkbox to confirm that deleting this repository will disable all jobs and apps using technologies from this repository.

  6. Select the Delete this repository button.

    There is a short amount of time after selecting the Delete this repository button during which you can cancel the deletion.
    Confirm deletion of URL repository