ActiveGate API - POST an auto-update job

Creates a new auto-update job on the specified ActiveGate.

The job updates the ActiveGate to the specified version. You can fetch the list of available versions with the GET available versions of ActiveGate call.

The request consumes and produces an application/json payload.

POST
  • Managed https://{your-domain}/e/{your-environment-id}/api/v2/activeGates/{agId}/updateJobs
  • SaaS https://{your-environment-id}.live.dynatrace.com/api/v2/activeGates/{agId}/updateJobs
  • Environment ActiveGate https://{your-activegate-domain}/e/{your-environment-id}/api/v2/activeGates/{agId}/updateJobs

Authentication

To execute this request, you need the Write ActiveGates (activeGates.write) permission assigned to your API token. To learn how to obtain and use it, see Tokens and authentication.

Parameters

Parameter Type Description In Required
agId string

The ID of the required ActiveGate.

path required
body UpdateJob

JSON body of the request, containing update-job parameters.

body optional

Body format

The UpdateJob object

Configuration of the ActiveGate update job.

Element Type Description Required
targetVersion string

The target version of the update.

Specify the version in the <major>.<minor>.<revision>.<timestamp> format.

To update to the latest available version, use the latest value.

required

Response

Response codes

Code Description
201

Success. The update-job have been created.

400

Failed. The input is invalid.

Response body

The UpdateJob object

Configuration of the ActiveGate update job.

Element Type Description
updateMethod string

The method of updating the ActiveGate or its component.

jobState string

The status of the update job.

updateType string

The component to be updated.

agType string

The type of the ActiveGate.

startVersion string

The initial version of the ActiveGate.

environments string[]

A list of environments (specified by IDs) the ActiveGate can connect to.

cancelable boolean

The job can (true) or can't (false) be cancelled at the moment.

jobId string

The ID of the update job.

timestamp integer

The timestamp of the update job completion.

The null value means the job is still running.

duration integer

The duration of the update, in milliseconds.

error string

The information about update error.

targetVersion string

The target version of the update.

Specify the version in the <major>.<minor>.<revision>.<timestamp> format.

To update to the latest available version, use the latest value.

Validate payload

We recommend that you validate the payload before submitting it with an actual request. A response code of 204 indicates a valid payload.

The request consumes an application/json payload.

POST
  • Managed https://{your-domain}/e/{your-environment-id}/api/v2/activeGates/{agId}/updateJobs/validator
  • SaaS https://{your-environment-id}.live.dynatrace.com/api/v2/activeGates/{agId}/updateJobs/validator
  • Environment ActiveGate https://{your-activegate-domain}/e/{your-environment-id}/api/v2/activeGates/{agId}/updateJobs/validator

Authentication

To execute this request, you need the Write ActiveGates (activeGates.write) permission assigned to your API token. To learn how to obtain and use it, see Tokens and authentication.

Response

Response codes

Code Description
204

Validated. The submitted update-job is valid. Response doesn't have a body.

400

Failed. The input is invalid.

Response body

A successful request doesn't return any content.

Example

In this example, the request creates an update job to update the ActiveGate with the ID of 1812885988 to the 1.198.0.20200630-163221 version.

The API token is passed in the Authorization header.

Curl

curl -L -X POST 'https://mySampleEnv.live.dynatrace.com/api/v2/activeGates/1812885988/updateJobs' \
-H 'Authorization: Api-Token dt0c01.abc123.abcdefjhij1234567890' \
-H 'Content-Type: application/json' \
--data-raw '{
    "targetVersion": "1.198.0.20200630-163221"
}'

Request URL

https://mySampleEnv.live.dynatrace.com/api/v2/activeGates/1812885988/updateJobs

Request body

{
  "targetVersion": "1.198.0.20200630-163221"
}

Response body

{
  "jobId": "-7240069678607892845",
  "jobState": "PENDING",
  "updateMethod": null,
  "updateType": null,
  "cancelable": true,
  "startVersion": "1.195.5.20200522-174041",
  "targetVersion": "1.198.0.20200630-163221",
  "timestamp": null,
  "agType": "ENVIRONMENT",
  "environments": [
    "mySampleEnv"
  ],
  "error": null,
  "duration": null
}

Response code

201