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Notification on updated repos


is there an ability to get informed if a starred repo / image gets a new build?
On “the old hub” i created guest webhooks on these repos, but it seems this is not available on the new hub version.
Are there any other functions to get a mail if something “i like / starred” gets an update?

Best Regards


The guest webhook functionality is something we’re working on – as far as I know, it was not purposely excluded. Its absence is a bug that we’ll work on fixing.

any news to this?
how others keep images up to date?
how they get the information?

I am wondering the exact same thing: How can I get a notification when a new image (either from an automated build, or not) is available? I’m running a few containers with the various Ubiquiti controllers, and once in a while, I need to manually browse the repo to see if any update has been made to the images I use. Sometimes I notice that something has been available for months, other times only a few days. I’d rather have an email alert that tells me a new image has been built.


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@rufus its a long time ago since you have written that there is work on this. any news? any hints how to watch updates? anything?

Sorry, I haven’t been at Docker in almost 2 years – hopefully the current support team can help. As far as I can tell, only the repo owners can set webhooks on the repo (I don’t see a place to set them on repos I don’t own).

Maybe you could talk to the owners of the repos you care about and get them to set a webhook back to IFTTT? Then the public could hook into that. Not as nice as if Docker Hub offered it, but doable.


Bump. This would still be a useful thing.

yeah, but there is no reply since years.
docker support is a bad thing…
they don’t answer on bug reports… and here… and on issues on github and and and…
not nice…

This sounds like a really useful feature! Starred but not sure when updates happen without manually checking.

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Bump! This would be a great feature to keep me aware of newly published images. I can then decide if I want to get it or not after I review the image changes.

I looks like I can write a notification script that attempts to pull an image and emails me if docker reports “status: …image downloaded” which only happens when there is a newer image.

+1 We really need this feature. Given a repository and tag, it is extremely useful (also for security!) to get an email when the image is updated, so that you can build and deploy your application again.

I would also like to ask for this. Having my docker images auto-magically update and push new images when the base image is updated would make my life easier.

Hello, we needed something like this to manage our updates, so we built a simple tool freely available at

You can register, select repos and get a digest email whenever new tags appear on the repos. If it helps feel free to use it and report any problems or sugestions!


We too need exactly wbhook-cum-notification service/api for our application. Would be a cool addition to already awesome features !