Hosts API - GET a host

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Gets the parameters of the specified host.

The request produces an application/json payload.

  • Managed https://{your-domain}/e/{your-environment-id}/api/v1/entity/infrastructure/hosts/{meIdentifier}
  • SaaS https://{your-environment-id}{meIdentifier}


To execute this request, you need the Access problem and event feed, metrics, and topology (DataExport) permission assigned to your API token. To learn how to obtain and use it, see Tokens and authentication.


Parameter Type Description In Required
meIdentifier string

The Dynatrace entity ID of the required host.

path required


Response codes

Code Description


Response body

The Host object

Information about the host.

Element Type Description
entityId string

The Dynatrace entity ID of the required entity.

displayName string

The name of the Dynatrace entity as displayed in the UI.

customizedName string

The customized name of the entity

discoveredName string

The discovered name of the entity

firstSeenTimestamp integer

The timestamp of when the entity was first detected, in UTC milliseconds

lastSeenTimestamp integer

The timestamp of when the entity was last detected, in UTC milliseconds

tags TagInfo[]

The list of entity tags.

toRelationships object
gceProjectId string

The Google Compute Engine numeric project ID.

openstackSecurityGroups string[]
kubernetesNode string

The kubernetes node the entity is in.

managementZones EntityShortRepresentation[]

The management zones that the entity is part of.

osVersion string
hypervisorType string
zosTotalPhysicalMemory integer

Memory assigned to the host (Terabyte).

userLevel string
isMonitoringCandidate boolean
openstackComputeNodeName string
gceMachineType string

The Google Compute Engine machine type.

publicHostName string
openstackVmName string
monitoringMode string
boshDeploymentId string

The Cloud Foundry BOSH deployment ID.

awsNameTag string

The name inherited from AWS.

cpuCores integer
logicalCpus integer

The AIX instance logical CPU count.

simultaneousMultithreading integer

The AIX instance simultaneous threads count.

beanstalkEnvironmentName string
softwareTechnologies TechnologyInfo[]
boshInstanceName string

The Cloud Foundry BOSH instance name.

gcePublicIpAddresses string[]

The public IP addresses of the Google Compute Engine.

agentVersion AgentVersion
gceInstanceName string

The Google Compute Engine instance name.

awsInstanceType string
cloudPlatformVendorVersion string

Defines the cloud platform vendor version.

zosCPUSerialNumber string

The CPU serial number.

hostGroup HostGroup
boshAvailabilityZone string

The Cloud Foundry BOSH availability zone.

azureHostNames string[]
bitness string
awsSecurityGroup string[]
kubernetesCluster string

The kubernetes cluster the entity is in.

consumedHostUnits string
zosTotalZiipProcessors integer

Number of assigned support processors for this LPAR.

publicIp string
zosTotalGeneralPurposeProcessors integer

Number of assigned processors for this LPAR.

openstackAvZone string
zosCPUModelNumber string

The CPU model number.

networkZoneId string

The ID of network zone the entity is in.

kubernetesLabels object

The kubernetes labels defined on the entity.

autoScalingGroup string
boshStemcellVersion string

The Cloud Foundry BOSH stemcell version.

openstackProjectName string
paasAgentVersions AgentVersion[]

The versions of the PaaS agents currently running on the entity.

scaleSetName string
osType string
azureVmName string
azureComputeModeName string
boshName string

The Cloud Foundry BOSH name.

paasMemoryLimit integer
localIp string
osArchitecture string
vmwareName string
openStackInstaceType string
awsInstanceId string
logicalCpuCores integer
cloudType string
esxiHostName string
ipAddresses string[]
azureSiteNames string[]
oneAgentCustomHostName string

The custom name defined in OneAgent config.

paasType string
azureSku string
gceProject string

The Google Compute Engine project.

boshInstanceId string

The Cloud Foundry BOSH instance ID.

gceInstanceId string

The Google Compute Engine instance ID.

zosVirtualization string

Type of virtualization on the mainframe.

amiId string
localHostName string
gcpZone string

The Google Cloud Platform Zone.

virtualCpus integer

The AIX instance virtual CPU count.

fromRelationships object

The HostGroup object

Element Type Description
meId string

The Dynatrace entity ID of the host group.

name string

The name of the Dynatrace entity, displayed in the UI.

The AgentVersion object

Defines the version of the agent currently running on the entity.

Element Type Description
major integer

The major version number.

minor integer

The minor version number.

revision integer

The revision number.

timestamp string

A timestamp string: format "yyyymmdd-hhmmss

sourceRevision string

A string representation of the SVN revision number.

The TechnologyInfo object

Element Type Description
type string
edition string
version string

The EntityShortRepresentation object

The short representation of a Dynatrace entity.

Element Type Description
id string

The ID of the Dynatrace entity.

name string

The name of the Dynatrace entity.

description string

A short description of the Dynatrace entity.

The TagInfo object

Tag of a Dynatrace entity.

Element Type Description
context string

The origin of the tag, such as AWS or Cloud Foundry.

Custom tags use the CONTEXTLESS value.

key string

The key of the tag.

Custom tags have the tag value here.

value string

The value of the tag.

Not applicable to custom tags.


In this example, the request queries the parameters of the tag009 host, which has the ID of HOST-B7A6F9EE9F366CB5.

The API token is passed in the Authorization header.


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

Request URL

Response body

  "entityId": "HOST-B7A6F9EE9F366CB5",
  "displayName": "tag009",
  "discoveredName": "tag009",
  "firstSeenTimestamp": 1538473087608,
  "lastSeenTimestamp": 1538641647769,
  "tags": [
      "context": "CONTEXTLESS",
      "key": "loadtest"
      "context": "CONTEXTLESS",
      "key": "host tag"
  "fromRelationships": {
    "isNetworkClientOfHost": [
  "toRelationships": {
    "isProcessOf": [
    "isSiteOf": [
    "isNetworkClientOfHost": [
    "runsOn": [
  "osType": "LINUX",
  "osArchitecture": "X86",
  "osVersion": "Ubuntu 18.04.1",
  "ipAddresses": [
  "bitness": "64bit",
  "cpuCores": 4,
  "logicalCpuCores": 8,
  "consumedHostUnits": 2,
  "managementZones": [
      "id": "6164525246045854296",
      "name": "Zone Service E"
      "id": "5678",
      "name": "Infrastructure Linux"

Response code