Processes API - GET a process

Gets the parameters of the specified process.

The request produces an application/json payload.

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


Parameter Type Description In Required
meIdentifier string

The Dynatrace entity ID of the required process.

path required

Response format

The ProcessGroupInstance object

Parameters of a process.

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.

fromRelationships object
toRelationships object
monitoringState MonitoringState

The current monitoring state of an entity.

modules string[]
versionedModules ProcessGroupInstanceModule[]
agentVersions AgentVersion[]

Versions of OneAgents currently running on the entity.

bitness string
managementZones EntityShortRepresentation[]

The management zones that the entity is part of.

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

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 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.

sourceRevision string

A string representation of the SVN revision number.

timestamp string

A timestamp string: format "yyyymmdd-hhmmss

The ProcessGroupInstanceModule object

Element Type Description
name string
version string

The MonitoringState object

Defines the current monitoring state of an entity.

Element Type Description
actualMonitoringState string

The current actual monitoring state on the entity.

expectedMonitoringState string

The monitoring state that is expected from the configuration

restartRequired boolean

Defines whether or not the process has to restarted to enable monitoring

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 gets the details of the Apache Web Server apache2 process, which has the ID of PROCESS_GROUP_INSTANCE-EC9688429EB24B6B.

The API token is passed in the Authorization header.


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

Request URL

Response body

  "entityId": "PROCESS_GROUP_INSTANCE-EC9688429EB24B6B",
  "displayName": "Apache Web Server apache2",
  "discoveredName": "Apache Web Server apache2",
  "firstSeenTimestamp": 1464951001104,
  "lastSeenTimestamp": 1545147232609,
  "tags": [],
  "fromRelationships": {
    "isProcessOf": [
    "isInstanceOf": [
  "toRelationships": {
    "runsOnProcessGroupInstance": [
  "metadata": {
    "commandLineArgs": [
      "/usr/sbin/apache2 -k start"
    "executables": [
    "executablePaths": [
    "apacheConfigPaths": [
  "softwareTechnologies": [
      "type": "PHP",
      "edition": "Apache",
      "version": "5.5.9"
      "type": "APACHE_HTTPD",
      "edition": null,
      "version": "2.4.7"
      "type": "SQLITE",
      "edition": null,
      "version": null
  "listenPorts": [
  "bitness": "64bit",
  "modules": [
  "monitoringState": {
    "actualMonitoringState": "ON",
    "expectedMonitoringState": "ON",
    "restartRequired": false
  "agentVersions": [
      "major": 1,
      "minor": 157,
      "revision": 210,
      "timestamp": "20181213-075558",
      "sourceRevision": ""

Response code