Integrating Rollbar with Codeship

Written by: Kelly Andrews
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At Codeship, we’re pleased to be able to integrate with several third-party products across a variety of areas to ensure your CI/CD workflows are that much smoother. For example, Rollbar lets you collect and track errors and events related to your web applications. During your continuous deployment workflow with Codeship Pro, you can use Rollbar to log information related to your deployments.

By using Rollbar, you can track important logs for future analysis and alerting.

Their documentation does a great job of providing more information, in addition to the setup instructions below for both Codeship Pro and Codeship Basic.

Codeship Pro

You will need to add your Rollbar access token to your encrypted environment variables that you encrypt and include in your codeship-services.yml file.

Logging during deployment

Next, you will need to add the following commands to a script, placed in your repository, that you will call from your codeship-steps.yml file:

curl https://api.rollbar.com/api/1/deploy/ \
  -F access_token=$ACCESS_TOKEN \
  -F environment=$CI_BRANCH \
  -F revision=$CI_COMMIT_ID \
  -F local_username=$CI_COMMITTER_USERNAME

You will need to call this script on all deployment-related branches by specifying the tag. Be sure to add this step after your deployment commands, so that it only runs if the deployments were successful. For example:

- name: deploy
  service: app
  tag: master
  command: your deployment commands
- name: rollbar
  service: app
  tag: master
  command: deploy-rollbar.sh

Codeship Basic

You will need to add your Rollbar access token to your to your project’s environment variables. You can do this by navigating to Project Settings and then clicking on the Environment tab.

Logging during deployment

To log a deployment-related datapoint in Rollbar, you will want to add a new custom-script step to all of your deployment pipelines. This new step will either run the following commands, or run a script that includes the following commands:

curl https://api.rollbar.com/api/1/deploy/ -F access_token=$ACCESS_TOKEN -F environment=$CI_BRANCH -F revision=$CI_COMMIT_ID -F local_username=$CI_COMMITTER_USERNAME

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