Tokens API v1 - GET token metadata

We have a new version of this API—API authentication tokens API. Check it out!

Lists metadata of a Dynatrace API authentication token by the ID of the token. The token itself is not exposed.

Alternatively, you can retrieve metadata by submitting the token itself with the POST token metadata call.

The request produces an application/json payload.

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


To execute this request, you need the Token management (TenantTokenManagement) 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 required token.

path required


Response codes

Code Description



Failed. The requested token has not been found.

Response body

The TokenMetadata object

Metadata of a token.

Element Type Description
id string

The ID of the token.

name string

The name of the token.

userId string

The owner of the token.

revoked boolean

Revocation status of the token. Revoked tokens are disabled.

created integer

The creation time as a unix timestamp in milliseconds.

expires integer

The expiration time as a unix timestamp in milliseconds.

lastUse integer

The unix timestamp in milliseconds when the token was last used.

scopes string[]

A list of scopes assigned to the token.

personalAccessToken boolean

The token is a personal access token (true) or an API token (false).


In this example, the request queries the metadata of the admin token, which has the ID of d5836312-5790-4e80-afcf-09971954c3ea.

The API token is passed in the Authorization header.

The token, as displayed in the Dynatrace interface, has the following settings:

Dynatrace API authentication token


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

Request URL

Response body

  "id": "d5836312-5790-4e80-afcf-09971954c3ea",
  "name": "admin",
  "userId": "",
  "created": "2019-03-13T09:45:40Z",
  "lastUse": "2019-04-04T09:13:23Z",
  "scopes": [

Response code