Tokens API v1 - PUT an existing token

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

Updates the specified Dynatrace API authentication token. You can:

  • Change the token name.
  • Add or remove token permissions.
  • Revoke the token. A revoked token still exists in the environment, but it can't be used.

The request consumes 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 token to be updated.

You can't update the token you're using for authentication of the request.

path required
body UpdateToken

The JSON body of the request. Contains updated parameters of the token.

body optional

Body format

The UpdateToken object

Element Type Description Required
revoked boolean

The token is revoked (true) or active (false).

name string

The name of the token.

scopes string[]

The list of permissions assigned to the token.

Apart from the new permissions, you need to submit the existing permissions you want to keep, too. Any existing permission, missing in the payload, is revoked.

  • InstallerDownload: PaaS integration - Installer download.
  • DataExport: Access problem and event feed, metrics, and topology.
  • PluginUpload: Upload Extension.
  • SupportAlert: PaaS integration - Support alert.
  • DcrumIntegration: Dynatrace module integration - NAM.
  • AdvancedSyntheticIntegration: Dynatrace module integration - Synthetic Classic.
  • ExternalSyntheticIntegration: Create and read synthetic monitors, locations, and nodes.
  • AppMonIntegration: Dynatrace module integration - AppMon.
  • RumBrowserExtension: RUM Browser Extension.
  • LogExport: Read logs.
  • ReadConfig: Read configuration.
  • WriteConfig: Write configuration.
  • DTAQLAccess: User sessions.
  • UserSessionAnonymization: Anonymize user session data for data privacy reasons.
  • DataPrivacy: Change data privacy settings.
  • CaptureRequestData: Capture request data.
  • Davis: Dynatrace module integration - Davis.
  • DssFileManagement: Mobile symbolication file management.
  • RumJavaScriptTagManagement: Real user monitoring JavaScript tag management.
  • TenantTokenManagement: Token management.
  • ActiveGateCertManagement: ActiveGate certificate management.
  • RestRequestForwarding: Fetch data from a remote environment.
  • ReadSyntheticData: Read synthetic monitors, locations, and nodes.
  • DataImport: Data ingest, e.g.: metrics and events.
  • Read audit logs.
  • Read metrics.
  • metrics.write: Write metrics.
  • Read entities.
  • entities.write: Write entities.
  • Read problems.
  • problems.write: Write problems.
  • Read events.
  • Read network zones.
  • networkZones.write: Write network zones.
  • Read ActiveGates.
  • activeGates.write: Write ActiveGates.
  • Read credential vault entries.
  • credentialVault.write: Write credential vault entries.
  • Read extensions.
  • extensions.write: Write extensions.
  • Read extension monitoring configurations.
  • extensionConfigurations.write: Write extension monitoring configurations.
  • Read extension environment configurations.
  • extensionEnvironment.write: Write extension environment configurations.
  • metrics.ingest: Ingest metrics.
  • Read security problems.
  • securityProblems.write: Write security problems.
  • Read synthetic locations.
  • syntheticLocations.write: Write synthetic locations.
  • Read settings.
  • settings.write: Write settings.
  • tenantTokenRotation.write: Tenant token rotation.
  • Read SLO.
  • slo.write: Write SLO.
  • Read releases.
  • Read API tokens.
  • apiTokens.write: Write API tokens.
  • openTelemetryTrace.ingest: Ingest OpenTelemetry traces.
  • Read logs.
  • logs.ingest: Ingest logs.


Response codes

Code Description

Success. The token has been updated.


Failed. You can't update the token you're using for authentication of the request.


Failed. The requested token has not been found.

Response body

A successful request doesn't return any content.


In this example, the request queries the metadata of the admin token, which has the ID of d5836312-5790-4e80-afcf-09971954c3ea. It assigns two new permissions: Real user monitoring JavaScript tag management and ActiveGate certificate management. The name and validity of the token remain intact. The response code of 204 indicates that the update was successful.

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

Dynatrace API authentication token

The API token is passed in the Authorization header.

You can download or copy the example request body to try it out on your own.


curl -X PUT \ \
  -H 'Authorization: Api-Token dt0c01.abc123.abcdefjhij1234567890' \
  -H 'Content-Type: application/json' \
  -d '{
  "scopes": [

Request URL

Request body

  "scopes": [

Response code



The updated token, as displayed in the Dynatrace interface, has the following parameters: Dynatrace API authentication token - updated