Metric events anomaly detection API - GET all events

Lists all existing metric event rules.

The request produces an application/json payload.

  • Managed https://{your-domain}/e/{your-environment-id}/api/config/v1/anomalyDetection/metricEvents
  • SaaS https://{your-environment-id}
  • Environment ActiveGate https://{your-activegate-domain}/e/{your-environment-id}/api/config/v1/anomalyDetection/metricEvents


To execute this request, you need the Read configuration (ReadConfig) permission assigned to your API token. To learn how to obtain and use it, see Tokens and authentication.


The request doesn't provide any configurable parameters.


Parameter Type Description In Required
includeEntityFilterMetricEvents boolean

Flag to include metric events with associated entities to the response.

Metric events with entity filters aren't compatible across environments. If set to false, metric events with entity filters will be removed.

query optional


Response codes

Code Description


Response body

The StubList object

An ordered list of short representations of Dynatrace entities.

Element Type Description
values EntityShortRepresentation[]

An ordered list of short representations of Dynatrace entities.

The EntityShortRepresentation object

The short representation of a Dynatrace entity.

Element Type Description
id string

The ID of the Dynatrace entity.

name string

The name of the Dynatrace entity.

description string

A short description of the Dynatrace entity.


In this example, the request lists all custom metric event rules of the environment. The response includes events associated with certain entities.

The API token is passed in the Authorization header.

The result is truncated to four entries.


curl -X GET \ \
  -H 'Authorization: Api-Token dt0c01.abc123.abcdefjhij1234567890'

Request URL

Response body

  "values": [
      "id": "ruxit.perfmon.dotnetV4:%TimeInGC:time_in_gc_alert_high_generic",
      "name": "High GC time",
      "description": "The .NET GC time of {severity} is {alert_condition} the threshold of {threshold}"
      "id": "custom.jmx.hornetq:Queue.MessageCount:jmx_alert",
      "name": "Low message count",
      "description": "Actual number of {severity} queue messages is {alert_condition} the critical threshold of {threshold}"
      "id": "dynatrace.remote.python.elasticsearch:node.os.cpu_percent:node.os.cpu_percent.high_usage",
      "name": "High OS CPU usage",
      "description": "The OS CPU usage is {alert_condition} the threshold of {threshold}"
      "id": "d828b647-7f9a-4664-8401-d59fcb55bd3e",
      "name": "cpu alert",
      "description": "The {metricname} value of {severity} was {alert_condition} your custom threshold of {threshold}."

Response code