Report custom device metric via REST API

The Topology & Smartscape—Custom device API enables you to send custom metric data point to the custom device in Dynatrace. This request is also able to update the metadata of the custom device.

For this use case the series element of the request body is required.

The request consumes and produces application/json payload.

POST
  • Managed https://{your-domain}/e/{your-environment-id}/api/v1/entity/infrastructure/custom/{entityAlias}
  • SaaS https://{your-environment-id}.live.dynatrace.com/api/v1/entity/infrastructure/custom/{entityAlias}

See Create custom device via Dynatrace API to learn how to create custom device without sending data to it.