octokit.rest

Update a secret scanning alert

Updates the status of a secret scanning alert in a private repository. To use this endpoint, you must be an administrator for the repository or organization, and you must use an access token with the repo scope or security_events scope.

GitHub Apps must have the secret_scanning_alerts write permission to use this endpoint.

Parameters

string The token will be passed in the authorization header.

string

string

integer The security alert number, found at the end of the security alert's URL.

string Sets the state of the secret scanning alert. Can be either open or resolved. You must provide resolution when you set the state to resolved.

string Required when the state is resolved. The reason for resolving the alert. Can be one of false_positive, wont_fix, revoked, or used_in_tests.

Request

PATCH https://api.github.com/repos///secret-scanning/alerts/
authorization: bearer undefined
accept: application/vnd.github.v3+json
user-agent: octokit.rest
content-length: 0


Example Response

Status: 200
{
  "number": 42,
  "created_at": "2020-11-06T18:18:30Z",
  "url": "https://api.github.com/repos/owner/private-repo/secret-scanning/alerts/42",
  "html_url": "https://github.com/owner/private-repo/security/secret-scanning/42",
  "state": "resolved",
  "resolution": "used_in_tests",
  "resolved_at": "2020-11-16T22:42:07Z",
  "resolved_by": {
    "login": "monalisa",
    "id": 2,
    "node_id": "MDQ6VXNlcjI=",
    "avatar_url": "https://alambic.github.com/avatars/u/2?",
    "gravatar_id": "",
    "url": "https://api.github.com/users/monalisa",
    "html_url": "https://github.com/monalisa",
    "followers_url": "https://api.github.com/users/monalisa/followers",
    "following_url": "https://api.github.com/users/monalisa/following{/other_user}",
    "gists_url": "https://api.github.com/users/monalisa/gists{/gist_id}",
    "starred_url": "https://api.github.com/users/monalisa/starred{/owner}{/repo}",
    "subscriptions_url": "https://api.github.com/users/monalisa/subscriptions",
    "organizations_url": "https://api.github.com/users/monalisa/orgs",
    "repos_url": "https://api.github.com/users/monalisa/repos",
    "events_url": "https://api.github.com/users/monalisa/events{/privacy}",
    "received_events_url": "https://api.github.com/users/monalisa/received_events",
    "type": "User",
    "site_admin": true
  },
  "secret_type": "mailchimp_api_key",
  "secret": "XXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXX-us2"
}

See documentation on GitHub developer guides