Synthetic locations API - PUT a location

Updates an existing private synthetic location.

The request consumes an application/json payload.

Early Adopter

This request is an Early Adopter release and may be changed in non-compatible way.

PUT
  • Managed https://{your-domain}/e/{your-environment-id}/api/v1/synthetic/locations/{locationId}
  • SaaS https://{your-environment-id}.live.dynatrace.com/api/v1/synthetic/locations/{locationId}

Authentication

To execute this request, you need the Create and read synthetic monitors, locations, and nodes (ExternalSyntheticIntegration) permission assigned to your API token. To learn how to obtain and use it, see Tokens and authentication.

Parameters

To find all model variations that depend on the type of the model, see JSON models.

Parameter Type Description In Required
locationId string

The Dynatrace entity ID of the synthetic location to be updated.

path required
body SyntheticLocationUpdate

The JSON body of the request. Contains updated parameters of the private synthetic location or the status of the location.

body optional

The SyntheticLocationUpdate object

The update of a synthetic location. The actual object depends on the type of the location.

Element Type Description Required
type string

Defines the actual set of fields depending on the value. See one of the following objects:

  • PUBLIC -> SyntheticPublicLocationUpdate
  • PRIVATE -> PrivateSyntheticLocationUpdate
The type element can hold these values.
optional

Possible values

Possible values for the type element in the SyntheticLocationUpdate object:

  • PRIVATE
  • PUBLIC

Response format

A successful request doesn't return any content.

Example

In this example, the request updates the private synthetic location from the POST request example. It changes the name of the location to Linz and adds the synthetic node with the ID of 353074222.

The API token is passed in the Authorization header.

The response code of 204 indicates that the update was successful.

You can download or copy the example request body to try it out on your own. Be sure to replace the list of nodes with nodes available in your environment.

Curl

curl -X PUT \
  https://mySampleEnv.live.dynatrace.com/api/v1/synthetic/locations/SYNTHETIC_LOCATION-8F419D1B53639A45 \
  -H 'Authorization: Api-Token abcdefjhij1234567890' \
  -H 'Content-Type: application/json' \  
  -d '{
  "type": "PRIVATE",
  "name": "Linz",
  "countryCode": "AT",
  "regionCode": "AU04",
  "city": "Linz",
  "latitude": 48.306351,
  "longitude": 14.287399,
  "nodes": [
    "93302281",
    "353074222"
  ]
}
'

Request URL

https://mySampleEnv.live.dynatrace.com/api/v1/synthetic/locations/SYNTHETIC_LOCATION-8F419D1B53639A45

Request body

Download
{
  "type": "PRIVATE",
  "name": "Linz",
  "countryCode": "AT",
  "regionCode": "AU04",
  "city": "Linz",
  "latitude": 48.306351,
  "longitude": 14.287399,
  "nodes": [
    "93302281",
    "353074222"
  ]
}

Response code

204