Triggers and extensions

Triggers and Helix Core server extensions allow you to customize parts of the Helix Core with user-supplied logic.


Server Extensions



New in 2019.1

Have been a feature of Helix Core Server for twenty years


Supported as of 2019.1

Remain fully supported



Part of the Helix core product executables. No external dependencies. Written in the Lua programming language. Not platform-specific. An external program supplied and managed by the Helix core administrator.
Starting point for command-line help command-line: p4 help extension command-line: p4 help triggers

To learn about and begin using Helix Core server extensions, see the Helix Core Extensions Developer Guide.