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Event Target for Tekton Pipeline

This event Target receives CloudEvents over HTTP and will use it to create a Tekton TaskRun or PipelineRun object.


  • Tekton Task

Creating a Tekton Task

From TriggerMesh, go to Tasks, and click the Create Task button. A menu will drop down providing the option to create the task from YAML or with wizard. Select with wizard.

Creating a new Task

Give the task a name that will be referenced later on by the Target, and click the arrow to expose the task details. Provide a name for Step 1, specify the build image to use as well as the command and arguments to run. Click ADD MORE if more steps will be required. When finished, click CREATE.

Populating task steps

The task should appear in the Tasks page. Now to create the Target.

Task lists

Refer to the Tekton documentation for more information about how to create tasks and pipelines.

Deploying an Instance of the Target

From TriggerMesh, open the Bridge creation screen and add a Target of type Tekton.

Adding a Tekton Target

In the Target creation form, provide a name for the event Target, and click Save.

Tekton Target form

After clicking the Save button, the console will self-navigate to the Bridge editor. Proceed by adding the remaining components to the Bridge.

Bridge overview

After submitting the Bridge, and allowing for some configuration time, a green check mark on the main Bridges page indicates that the Bridge with the Tekton Target was successfully created.

Bridge status

Event Types


Events of this type intend to create a new Tekton PipelineRun or TaskRun object.

This type expects a JSON payload with the following properties:

Name Type Comment
buildType string The run object type consisting of task or pipeline
name string The Tekton task or pipeline object to invoke
params map[string]string Dictionary mapping of parameters to pass to the Tekton task or pipeline

No response events are created with this Target type.

NOTE: TaskRun and PipelineRun objects nor their associated pods are deleted after execution. It is up to the user to perform the clean-up.