Kubernetes credentials API - POST new credentials

Creates a new Kubernetes credentials configuration.

The body must not provide an ID. The Dynatrace server automatically assigns an ID.

The request consumes and produces an application/json payload.

  • Managed https://{your-domain}/e/{your-environment-id}/api/config/v1/kubernetes/credentials
  • SaaS https://{your-environment-id}.live.dynatrace.com/api/config/v1/kubernetes/credentials


Parameter Type Description In Required
body KubernetesCredentials

The JSON body of the request. Contains parameters of the new Kubernetes credentials configuration.

body optional

The KubernetesCredentials object

Configuration for specific Kubernetes credentials.

Element Type Description Required
metadata ConfigurationMetadata

Metadata of the given credentials configuration which is useful for debugging.

id string

The ID of the given credentials configuration.

active boolean

The monitoring is enabled (true) or disabled (false) for given credentials configuration.

If not set on creation, the true value is used.

If the field is omitted during an update, the old value is used.

endpointStatus string

The status of the configured endpoint.

ASSIGNED: The credentials are assigned to an ActiveGate which is responsible for processing. UNASSIGNED: The credentials are not yet assigned to an ActiveGate so there is currently no processing. DISABLED: The credentials have been disabled by the user. FASTCHECK_AUTH_ERROR: The credentials are invalid. FASTCHECK_TLS_ERROR: The endpoint TLS certificate is invalid. FASTCHECK_NO_RESPONSE: The endpoint did not return a result until the timeout was reached. FASTCHECK_INVALID_ENDPOINT: The endpoint URL was invalid. FASTCHECK_AUTH_LOCKED: The credentials seem to be locked. UNKNOWN: An unknown error occured.

The endpointStatus element can hold these values.
endpointStatusInfo string

The detailed status info of the configured endpoint.

label string

The name of the Kubernetes credentials configuration.

Allowed characters are letters, numbers, whitespaces, and the following characters: .+-_. Leading or trailing whitespace is not allowed.

endpointUrl string

The URL of the Kubernetes API server.

It must be unique within a Dynatrace environment.

The URL must valid according to RFC 2396. Leading or trailing whitespaces are not allowed.

authToken string

The service account bearer token for the Kubernetes API server.

Submit your token on creation or update of the configuration. For security reasons, GET requests return this field as null.

If the field is omitted during an update, the old value is used.


The ConfigurationMetadata object

Metadata useful for debugging

Element Type Description Required
configurationVersions integer[]

A Sorted list of the version numbers of the configuration.

clusterVersion string

Dynatrace server version.


Possible values

Possible values for the endpointStatus element in the KubernetesCredentials object:


Response format

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.

Validate payload

We recommend that you validate the payload before submitting it with an actual request. A response code of 204 indicates a valid payload.

The request consumes an application/json payload.

The request consumes an application/json payload.

  • Managed https://{your-domain}/e/{your-environment-id}/api/config/v1/kubernetes/credentials/validator
  • SaaS https://{your-environment-id}.live.dynatrace.com/api/config/v1/kubernetes/credentials/validator

Response codes

Code Description
204 Validated. The submitted configuration is valid. The response doesn't have a body.
400 Failed. The input is invalid.