Preview uses a YAML configuration file located within your repository at
.preview/config.yaml in order to define how Preview behaves. A core tenant is that all of the configuration should live within the repository, rather than within the Preview application.
For many reasons, you may wish to build your images outside of Preview, and only have Preview manage the deployment.
You can disable image building by setting
build.enabled: False in your
When builds are disabled, Preview will go straight to the deployment step and make the following assumptions:
Pushed images are accessible via a registry specified in the Docker Registries config
Pushed images are tagged with the commit hash
The repository addresses that you are pushing to are appropriately included in your values files.
We use links to your Preview Environments in numerous places, including our Dashboard, Github Pull Request Pages, and our CLI. By default, these URLs point to the root of the Environment hostname.
You can overwrite this by specifying the
deploy.defaultUrl in your configuration file. You can use the
PREVIEWHQ_HOSTNAME template value in order to formulate this. For example, if you want a
defaultUrl that goes to your
app subdomain, you can use: