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Copilot Lvl 2
Message 1 of 6

Is it possible to manually force an action workflow to be re-run?

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I pushed changes to my codebase, triggering a workflow to start.  It fails.  I'd like to have it try again without pushing new code.

 

I am not expecting any difference in behavior (I'd expect it to fail again), but I want to know if manual runs are possible.

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Message 2 of 6

Re: Is it possible to manually force an action workflow to be re-run?

No, re-running a GitHub Action is not currently supported. I'll pass along the request, but can't give an ETA on when they might implement such a feature.

 

I hope that helps!

Copilot Lvl 3
Message 3 of 6

Re: Is it possible to manually force an action workflow to be re-run?

Lack of ability to rerun the workflow manually is a real showstopper for us. We would also like to have the ability to configure environment variables and branch while starting the workflow.

Copilot Lvl 2
Message 4 of 6

Re: Is it possible to manually force an action workflow to be re-run?

Manually rerunning an action is really needed. In addition I also would like to manually run a specific workflow; i.e. I would like to test a scheduled workflow before its scheduled run.

Ground Controller Lvl 1
Message 5 of 6

Re: Is it possible to manually force an action workflow to be re-run?

+1, manually restarting a workflow is currently the feature I miss the most.

 

I my case it would be even better if I could start a workflow on push to *other* repositories (for instance rebuild a top-level project when dependencies have changed).

 

Copilot Lvl 2
Message 6 of 6

Re: Is it possible to manually force an action workflow to be re-run?

+1 for this. Sometimes there are errors (e.g. due to temporary upstream outages) when things run on a schedule, and being able to just click a button to re-run would be ideal.

 

Thanks for listening!