Bitbucket Server watch repository?

Is it possible to watch a repository in Bitbucket Server the way you can with Bitbucket Cloud?   I want to get notified (with details and diffs) on all commits, whether or not they are related to a pull request.

Or can you only get notifications for pull request-related actions?

Also is it possible to get notifications for your own pull-request pushes?


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The ability to watch repositories was just released with Bitbucket 5.10:

...and if you use Bitbucket Cloud, you already have it.

Just by coincidence we are in the midst of upgrading Bitbucket to 5.10 right now and I tried out the notification support. 

I’m glad that Bitbucket is finally providing this feature.  It’s got a ways to go before it’s fully baked but it's on the right track!

Things off the top of my head:

  • I should get my own commit emails, and the commit message should be in the subject
  • I would like it so every user doesn't have to opt in.  In our Notifyr configuration all notifications go to a specific address.

If you take a look at the Notifyr Documentation and JIRA it will give you an idea of all the use cases that it supports and that people have been asking for.


the Bitbucket Notifyr can do this for you -


The Atlassian Marketplace has a plethora of great core product enhancements - always a good place to start the search for a solution.


Hope it helps - Cheers Ulrich 

Notifyr carries a heafty price tag for something which comes for free in Bitbucket Cloud and even GitHub. I am suprised at how many features you must pay for on BitBucket compared to a hosted GitHub!

Besides that, the Notifyr developer has not been responding to bug reports since March.  We are paying customers and have a number of outstanding bugs in basic functionality which have not been even replied to in the Notifyr JIRA.

I got a survey a while back from Atlassian about a notification feature that led me to beleive that they are at least thinking about it.   I hope they come out with something built-in so we can move off Notifyr.

Right.   Thanks.

I found the JIRA for it:

It was created in 2013 and there are 75 votes for it.  

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Go to "..." to the right of "Clone" and choose "Manage Notifications" and "Watch this Repository".

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