Fabric8 Documentation

fabric8.yml file

The fabric8.yml file is an optional YAML file that the Microservices Platform tools use to store project configuration inside the source code of a project.

Its a place you can store things like

  • the path of the Jenkins Workflow script from the Jenkins Workflow Library
  • the name of the chat room and issue tracker
  • web links to all the different services for a project (git repository, jenkins build, chat room, issue tracker, staging and production environments etc)

Usually the file is lazily created when there is some custom configuration for a project to be stored.

Editing the fabric8.yml file

There are a few ways you can edit the contents: