Services API - GET a service

Gets the parameters of a specified service.

The request produces an application/json payload.

  • Managed https://{your-domain}/e/{your-environment-id}/api/v1/entity/services/{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 service.

path required

Response format

The Service object

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
agentTechnologyType string The agentTechnologyType element can hold these values.
remoteEndpoint string

The endpoint of the remote service.

serviceType string The serviceType element can hold these values.
ibmCtgServerName string

The IBM CICS Transaction Gateway name.

webServerName string
iibApplicationName string

The IIB application name.

managementZones EntityShortRepresentation[]

The management zones that the entity is part of.

remoteServiceName string

The name of the remote service.

className string
databaseHostNames string[]
webServiceNamespace string
webApplicationId string
softwareTechnologies TechnologyInfo[]
databaseVendor string
webServiceName string
contextRoot string
ipAddresses string[]
esbApplicationName string

The ESB application name.

databaseName string
port integer
akkaActorSystem string

The services of the akka actor system.

ibmCtgGatewayUrl string

The IBM CTG gateway URL.

serviceTechnologyTypes string[]
path string
fromRelationships object

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.

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 serviceType element in the Service object:

  • AMP
  • Cics
  • CicsInteraction
  • CustomApplication
  • Database
  • EnterpriseServiceBus
  • External
  • Ims
  • ImsInteraction
  • Messaging
  • Method
  • Mobile
  • Process
  • QueueInteraction
  • QueueListener
  • RemoteCall
  • Rmi
  • SaasVendor
  • Unknown
  • WebRequest
  • WebService
  • WebSite

Possible values for the agentTechnologyType element in the Service object:

  • GO
  • IIS
  • JAVA
  • N/A
  • NET
  • OS
  • PHP
  • RUBY
  • SDK
  • WSMB
  • Z

Possible values for the context element in the TagInfo object:

  • AWS


In this example, the request gets the details of the PHP-FPM via domain socket /run/php7-fpm.sock service, which has the ID of SERVICE-72503CBDD2AEF066.

The API token is passed in the Authorization header.


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

Request URL

Response body

  "entityId": "SERVICE-72503CBDD2AEF066",
  "displayName": "PHP-FPM via domain socket /run/php7-fpm.sock",
  "discoveredName": "PHP-FPM via domain socket /run/php7-fpm.sock",
  "firstSeenTimestamp": 1505902015554,
  "lastSeenTimestamp": 1546010106998,
  "tags": [],
  "fromRelationships": {
    "runsOnProcessGroupInstance": [
    "runsOn": [
  "toRelationships": {
    "calls": [
  "agentTechnologyType": "N/A",
  "serviceType": "WebRequest",
  "softwareTechnologies": [
      "type": "SQLITE",
      "edition": null,
      "version": null
      "type": "PHP",
      "edition": "FPM",
      "version": "7.0.32"
      "type": "PHP_FPM",
      "edition": null,
      "version": null

Response code