AWS credentials API - GET credentials

Gets the configuration of the specified AWS credentials.

The request produces an application/json payload.

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


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.


Parameter Type Description In Required
id string

The ID of the specified AWS credentials configuration.

path required


Response codes

Code Description


Response body

The AwsCredentialsConfig object

Configuration of an AWS credentials.

Element Type Description
metadata ConfigurationMetadata
id string

The unique ID of the credentials.

connectionStatus string

The status of the connection to the AWS environment.

  • CONNECTED: There was a connection within last 10 minutes.
  • DISCONNECTED: A problem occurred with establishing connection using these credentials. Check whether the data is correct.
  • UNINITIALIZED: The successful connection has never been established for these credentials.
label string

The name of the credentials.

partitionType string

The type of the AWS partition.

authenticationData AwsAuthenticationData
taggedOnly boolean

Monitor only resources which have specified AWS tags (true) or all resources (false).

tagsToMonitor AwsConfigTag[]

A list of AWS tags to be monitored.

You can specify up to 10 tags.

Only applicable when the taggedOnly parameter is set to true.

supportingServicesToMonitor AwsSupportingServiceConfig[]

A list of supporting services to be monitored.

The AwsSupportingServiceConfig object

A supporting service to be monitored.

Element Type Description
name string

The name of the supporting service.

monitoredMetrics AwsSupportingServiceMetric[]

A list of metrics to be monitored for this service.

The AwsSupportingServiceMetric object

A metric of supporting service to be monitored.

Element Type Description
name string

The name of the metric of the supporting service.

statistic string

The statistic (aggregation) to be used for the metric. AVG_MIN_MAX value is 3 statistics at once: AVERAGE, MINIMUM and MAXIMUM

dimensions string[]

A list of metric's dimensions names.

The AwsConfigTag object

An AWS tag of the resource to be monitored.

Element Type Description
name string

The key of the AWS tag.

value string

The value of the AWS tag.

The AwsAuthenticationData object

A credentials for the AWS authentication.

Element Type Description
type string

The type of the authentication: role-based or key-based.

keyBasedAuthentication KeyBasedAuthentication
roleBasedAuthentication RoleBasedAuthentication

The RoleBasedAuthentication object

The credentials for the role-based authentication.

Element Type Description
iamRole string

The IAM role to be used by Dynatrace to get monitoring data.

accountId string

The ID of the Amazon account.

externalId string

The external ID token for setting an IAM role.

You can obtain it with the GET /aws/iamExternalId request.

The KeyBasedAuthentication object

The credentials for the key-based authentication.

Element Type Description
accessKey string

The ID of the access key.

secretKey string

The secret access key.

The ConfigurationMetadata object

Metadata useful for debugging

Element Type Description
configurationVersions integer[]

A sorted list of the version numbers of the configuration.

currentConfigurationVersions string[]

A sorted list of version numbers of the configuration.

clusterVersion string

Dynatrace version.