Services API - GET a service

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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}
  • Environment ActiveGate https://{your-activegate-domain}/e/{your-environment-id}/api/v1/entity/services/{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 codes

Code Description


Response body

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
webServiceName string
path string
agentTechnologyType string
port integer
databaseName string
remoteServiceName string

The name of the remote service.

remoteEndpoint string

The endpoint of the remote service.

webServerName string
serviceTechnologyTypes string[]
className string
webServiceNamespace string
akkaActorSystem string

The services of the akka actor system.

ibmCtgGatewayUrl string

The IBM CTG gateway URL.

ibmCtgServerName string

The IBM CICS Transaction Gateway name.

ipAddresses string[]
databaseHostNames string[]
databaseVendor string
iibApplicationName string

The IIB application name.

webApplicationId string
serviceType string
softwareTechnologies TechnologyInfo[]
esbApplicationName string

The ESB application name.

contextRoot string
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.

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 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 dt0c01.abc123.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