Process groups API - GET a process group

Gets the parameters of the specified process group.

The request produces an application/json payload.

  • Managed https://{your-domain}/e/{your-environment-id}/api/v1/entity/infrastructure/process-groups/{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 process group.

path required

Response format

The ProcessGroup object

Parameters of a process group.

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
metadata object
listenPorts integer[]
azureHostName string
azureSiteName string
softwareTechnologies TechnologyInfo[]
managementZones EntityShortRepresentation[]

The management zones that the entity is part of.

fromRelationships object

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 TechnologyInfo object

Element Type Description
type string
edition string
version string

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.

The context element can hold these values.
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.

Possible values

Possible values for the context element in the TagInfo object:

  • AWS


In this example, the request gets the details of the PHP-FPM process group, which has the ID of PROCESS_GROUP-E5C3CC7EC1F80B5B.

The API token is passed in the Authorization header.


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

Request URL

Response body

  "entityId": "PROCESS_GROUP-E5C3CC7EC1F80B5B",
  "displayName": "PHP-FPM",
  "discoveredName": "PHP-FPM",
  "firstSeenTimestamp": 1503909407206,
  "lastSeenTimestamp": 1545150389821,
  "tags": [],
  "fromRelationships": {
    "isNetworkClientOfProcessGroup": [
    "runsOn": [
  "toRelationships": {
    "isInstanceOf": [
    "isNetworkClientOfProcessGroup": [
    "runsOn": [
  "metadata": {
    "hostGroups": [
    "commandLineArgs": [
      "/usr/sbin/php-fpm7.0 --nodaemonize --fpm-config /etc/php/7.0/fpm/php-fpm.conf"
    "executables": [
    "executablePaths": [
  "softwareTechnologies": [
      "type": "SQLITE",
      "edition": null,
      "version": null
      "type": "PHP",
      "edition": "FPM",
      "version": "7.0.32"
      "type": "PHP_FPM",
      "edition": null,
      "version": null

Response code