Host logs API v1 - GET logs

Lists all the available OS logs on the specified host.

The request produces an application/json payload.

  • Managed https://{your-domain}/e/{your-environment-id}/api/v1/entity/infrastructure/hosts/{hostId}/logs
  • SaaS https://{your-environment-id}{hostId}/logs
  • Environment ActiveGate https://{your-activegate-domain}/e/{your-environment-id}/api/v1/entity/infrastructure/hosts/{hostId}/logs


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


Parameter Type Description In Required
hostId string

The Dynatrace entity ID of the required host.

path required


The result is a JSON, containing the array of objects, each representing a log.

  • For the default environment, the availableForAnalysis attribute is always set to true.
  • For upgraded Log Monitoring environments, the availableForAnalysis attribute is set to true when the stored log is ready for analysis.

Response codes

Code Description



Failed. See the response body for details

Response body

The LogList4hostResult object

OS logs available on the host.

Element Type Description
contentAccess boolean

The access to the log content is granted (true) or denied (false).

logs Log4host[]

The list of available OS logs.

The Log4host object

The list of available OS logs.

Element Type Description
path string

The full path to the log.

size integer

The size of the log, bytes.

availableForAnalysis boolean

The log is available (true) or not available (false) for analysis.


In this example the request lists the OS logs from the HOST-FE05D86A03025CAA host.

The API token is passed in the Authorization header.

The response contains OS logs of this host.


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

Request URL

Response content

  "contentAccess": true,
  "logs": [
      "path": "Windows Application Log",
      "size": 20975616,
      "availableForAnalysis": true
      "path": "Windows System Log",
      "size": 16846848,
      "availableForAnalysis": true
      "path": "Windows Security Log",
      "size": 20975616,
      "availableForAnalysis": true

Response code