Request attributes API - POST a request attribute

Creates a new request attribute.

The request consumes and produces an application/json payload.

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

Parameters

Parameter Type Description In Required
body RequestAttribute body optional

The RequestAttribute object

Element Type Description Required
metadata ConfigurationMetadata

Metadata useful for debugging.

optional
id string

The ID of the request attribute.

optional
name string

The name of the request attribute.

required
enabled boolean

The request attribute is enabled (true) or disabled (false).

required
dataType string

The data type of the request attribute.

The dataType element can hold these values.
required
dataSources DataSource[]

The list of data sources.

required
normalization string

String values transformation.

If the dataType is not string, set the Original here.

The normalization element can hold these values.
required
aggregation string

Aggregation type for the request values.

The aggregation element can hold these values.
required
confidential boolean

Confidential data flag. Set true to treat the captured data as confidential.

required
skipPersonalDataMasking boolean

Personal data masking flag. Set true to skip masking.

Warning: This will potentially access personalized data.

required

The DataSource object

Element Type Description Required
enabled boolean

The data source is enbled (true) or disabled (false).

required
source string

The source of the attribute to capture. Works in conjunction with parameterName or methods and technology.

The source element can hold these values.
required
valueProcessing ValueProcessing

Process values as specified.

optional
technology string

The technology of the method to capture if the source value is METHOD_PARAM. \n\n Not applicable in other cases.

The technology element can hold these values.
optional
sessionAttributeTechnology string

The technology of the session attribute to capture if the source value is SESSION_ATTRIBUTE. \n\n Not applicable in other cases.

The sessionAttributeTechnology element can hold these values.
optional
methods CapturedMethod[]

The method specification if the source value is METHOD_PARAM.

Not applicable in other cases.

optional
parameterName string

The name of the web request parameter to capture.

Required if the source is one of the following: POST_PARAMETER, GET_PARAMETER, REQUEST_HEADER, RESPONSE_HEADER, CUSTOM_ATTRIBUTE.

Not applicable in other cases.

optional
scope ScopeConditions

Conditions for data capturing.

optional
capturingAndStorageLocation string

Specifies the location where the values are captured and stored.

Required if the source is one of the following: GET_PARAMETER, URI, REQUEST_HEADER, RESPONSE_HEADER.

Not applicable in other cases.

If the source value is REQUEST_HEADER or RESPONSE_HEADER, the CAPTURE_AND_STORE_ON_BOTH location is not allowed.

The capturingAndStorageLocation element can hold these values.
optional
iibNodeType string

The IBM integration bus node type for which the value is captured.

This or iibMethodNodeCondition is required if the source is: IIB_NODE.

Not applicable in other cases.

The iibNodeType element can hold these values.
optional
iibMethodNodeCondition ValueCondition

IBM integration bus node name condition for which the value is captured.

This or iibNodeType is required if the source is: IIB_NODE.

Not applicable in other cases.

optional

The ScopeConditions object

Element Type Description Required
serviceTechnology string

Only applies to this service technology.

The serviceTechnology element can hold these values.
optional
processGroup string

Only applies to this process group. Note that this can't be transferred between different clusters or environments.

optional
hostGroup string

Only applies to this host group.

optional
tagOfProcessGroup string

Only apply to process groups matching this tag.

optional

The CapturedMethod object

Element Type Description Required
method MethodReference

The method where data is captured.

required
capture string

What to capture from the method.

The capture element can hold these values.
required
argumentIndex integer

The index of the argument to capture. Set 0 to capture the return value, 1 or higher to capture a mehtod argument.

Required if the capture is set to ARGUMENT.

Not applicable in other cases.

optional
deepObjectAccess string

The getter chain to apply to the captured object. It is required in one of the following cases:

The capture is set to THIS. The capture is set to ARGUMENT, and the argument is not a primitive, a primitive wrapper class, a string, or an array.

Not applicable in other cases.

optional

The MethodReference object

Configuration of a method to be captured.

Element Type Description Required
visibility string

The visibility of the method to capture.

The visibility element can hold these values.
required
modifiers string[]

The modifiers of the method to capture.

required
className string

The class name where the method to capture resides.

Either this or the fileName must be set.

optional
fileName string

The file name where the method to capture resides.

Either this or className must be set.

optional
fileNameMatcher string

The operator of the comparison.

If not set, EQUALS is used.

The fileNameMatcher element can hold these values.
optional
methodName string

The name of the method to capture.

required
argumentTypes string[]

The list of argument types.

required
returnType string

The return type.

required

The ValueProcessing object

Element Type Description Required
extractSubstring ExtractSubstring

Preprocess by extracting a substring from the original value.

optional
splitAt string

Split (preprocessed) string values at this separator.

optional
trim boolean

Prune Whitespaces. Defaults to false.

required
valueCondition ValueCondition

Only capture values matching this condition.

optional
valueExtractorRegex string

Extract value from captured data per regex.

optional

The ValueCondition object

Element Type Description Required
operator string

Operator comparing the extracted value to the comparison value.

The operator element can hold these values.
required
negate boolean

Negate the comparison.

required
value string

The value to compare to.

required

The ExtractSubstring object

Element Type Description Required
position string

The position of the extracted string relative to delimiters.

The position element can hold these values.
required
delimiter string

The delimiter string.

required
endDelimiter string

The end-delimiter string.

Required if the position value is BETWEEN. Otherwise not allowed.

optional

The ConfigurationMetadata object

Metadata useful for debugging

Element Type Description Required
configurationVersions integer[]

A Sorted list of the version numbers of the configuration.

optional
clusterVersion string

Dynatrace server version.

optional

Possible values

Possible values for the aggregation element in the RequestAttribute object:

  • ALL_DISTINCT_VALUES
  • AVERAGE
  • COUNT_DISTINCT_VALUES
  • COUNT_VALUES
  • FIRST
  • LAST
  • MAXIMUM
  • MINIMUM
  • SUM

Possible values for the normalization element in the RequestAttribute object:

  • ORIGINAL
  • TO_LOWER_CASE
  • TO_UPPER_CASE

Possible values for the iibNodeType element in the DataSource object:

  • AGGREGATE_CONTROL_NODE
  • AGGREGATE_REPLY_NODE
  • AGGREGATE_REQUEST_NODE
  • CALLABLE_FLOW_REPLY_NODE
  • COLLECTOR_NODE
  • COMPUTE_NODE
  • DATABASE_NODE
  • DECISION_SERVICE_NODE
  • DOT_NET_COMPUTE_NODE
  • FILE_READ_NODE
  • FILTER_NODE
  • FLOW_ORDER_NODE
  • GROUP_COMPLETE_NODE
  • GROUP_GATHER_NODE
  • GROUP_SCATTER_NODE
  • HTTP_HEADER
  • JAVA_COMPUTE_NODE
  • JMS_CLIENT_RECEIVE
  • JMS_CLIENT_REPLY_NODE
  • JMS_HEADER
  • MQ_GET_NODE
  • MQ_OUTPUT_NODE
  • PASSTHRU_NODE
  • RESET_CONTENT_DESCRIPTOR_NODE
  • RE_SEQUENCE_NODE
  • ROUTE_NODE
  • SAP_REPLY_NODE
  • SCA_REPLY_NODE
  • SECURITY_PEP
  • SEQUENCE_NODE
  • SOAP_EXTRACT_NODE
  • SOAP_REPLY_NODE
  • SOAP_WRAPPER_NODE
  • SR_RETRIEVE_ENTITY_NODE
  • SR_RETRIEVE_IT_SERVICE_NODE
  • THROW_NODE
  • TRACE_NODE
  • TRY_CATCH_NODE
  • VALIDATE_NODE
  • WS_REPLY_NODE
  • XSL_MQSI_NODE

Possible values for the capturingAndStorageLocation element in the DataSource object:

  • CAPTURE_AND_STORE_ON_BOTH
  • CAPTURE_AND_STORE_ON_CLIENT
  • CAPTURE_AND_STORE_ON_SERVER
  • CAPTURE_ON_CLIENT_STORE_ON_SERVER

Possible values for the serviceTechnology element in the ScopeConditions object:

  • ACTIVE_MQ
  • ACTIVE_MQ_ARTEMIS
  • AIX
  • AKKA
  • AMAZON_REDSHIFT
  • AMQP
  • APACHE_CAMEL
  • APACHE_CASSANDRA
  • APACHE_COUCH_DB
  • APACHE_DERBY
  • APACHE_HTTP_SERVER
  • APACHE_KAFKA
  • APACHE_SOLR
  • APACHE_STORM
  • APACHE_SYNAPSE
  • APACHE_TOMCAT
  • APPARMOR
  • APPLICATION_INSIGHTS_SDK
  • ASP_DOTNET
  • ASP_DOTNET_CORE
  • ASP_DOTNET_CORE_SIGNALR
  • ASP_DOTNET_SIGNALR
  • AWS_LAMBDA
  • AWS_RDS
  • AWS_SERVICE
  • AXIS
  • AZURE_FUNCTIONS
  • AZURE_SERVICE_BUS
  • AZURE_SERVICE_FABRIC
  • AZURE_STORAGE
  • BOSHBPM
  • CITRIX
  • CLOUDFOUNDRY
  • CLOUDFOUNDRY_AUCTIONEER
  • CLOUDFOUNDRY_BOSH
  • CLOUDFOUNDRY_GOROUTER
  • COLDFUSION
  • CONTAINERD
  • COUCHBASE
  • CRIO
  • CXF
  • DATASTAX
  • DB2
  • DIEGO_CELL
  • DOCKER
  • DOTNET
  • DOTNET_REMOTING
  • ELASTIC_SEARCH
  • ENVOY
  • ERLANG
  • ETCD
  • F5_LTM
  • GARDEN
  • GLASSFISH
  • GO
  • GRPC
  • GRSECURITY
  • HADOOP
  • HADOOP_HDFS
  • HADOOP_YARN
  • HAPROXY
  • HEAT
  • HESSIAN
  • HORNET_Q
  • IBM_CICS_REGION
  • IBM_CICS_TRANSACTION_GATEWAY
  • IBM_IMS_CONNECT_REGION
  • IBM_IMS_CONTROL_REGION
  • IBM_IMS_MESSAGE_PROCESSING_REGION
  • IBM_IMS_SOAP_GATEWAY
  • IBM_INTEGRATION_BUS
  • IBM_MQ
  • IBM_MQ_CLIENT
  • IBM_WEBSHPRERE_APPLICATION_SERVER
  • IBM_WEBSHPRERE_LIBERTY
  • IIS
  • IIS_APP_POOL
  • ISTIO
  • JAVA
  • JAX_WS
  • JBOSS
  • JBOSS_EAP
  • JERSEY
  • JETTY
  • JRUBY
  • JYTHON
  • KUBERNETES
  • LIBVIRT
  • LINKERD
  • MARIADB
  • MEMCACHED
  • MICROSOFT_SQL_SERVER
  • MONGODB
  • MULE_ESB
  • MYSQL
  • MYSQL_CONNECTOR
  • NETFLIX_SERVO
  • NETTY
  • NGINX
  • NODE_JS
  • ONEAGENT_SDK
  • OPENCENSUS
  • OPENSHIFT
  • OPENSTACK_COMPUTE
  • OPENSTACK_CONTROLLER
  • OPENTELEMETRY
  • OPENTRACING
  • OPEN_LIBERTY
  • ORACLE_DATABASE
  • ORACLE_WEBLOGIC
  • OWIN
  • PERL
  • PHP
  • PHP_FPM
  • PLAY
  • POSTGRE_SQL
  • POSTGRE_SQL_DOTNET_DATA_PROVIDER
  • PROGRESS
  • PYTHON
  • RABBIT_MQ
  • REDIS
  • RESTEASY
  • RESTLET
  • RIAK
  • RUBY
  • SAG_WEBMETHODS_IS
  • SAP
  • SAP_HANADB
  • SAP_HYBRIS
  • SAP_MAXDB
  • SAP_SYBASE
  • SCALA
  • SELINUX
  • SHAREPOINT
  • SPARK
  • SPRING
  • SQLITE
  • THRIFT
  • TIBCO
  • TIBCO_BUSINESS_WORKS
  • TIBCO_EMS
  • VARNISH_CACHE
  • VIM2
  • VIRTUAL_MACHINE_KVM
  • VIRTUAL_MACHINE_QEMU
  • WILDFLY
  • WINDOWS_CONTAINERS
  • WINK
  • ZERO_MQ

Possible values for the capture element in the CapturedMethod object:

  • ARGUMENT
  • CLASS_NAME
  • METHOD_NAME
  • OCCURRENCES
  • SIMPLE_CLASS_NAME
  • THIS

Possible values for the fileNameMatcher element in the MethodReference object:

  • ENDS_WITH
  • EQUALS
  • STARTS_WITH

Possible values for the items element in the MethodReference object:

  • ABSTRACT
  • EXTERN
  • FINAL
  • NATIVE
  • STATIC

Possible values for the visibility element in the MethodReference object:

  • INTERNAL
  • PACKAGE_PROTECTED
  • PRIVATE
  • PROTECTED
  • PUBLIC

Possible values for the sessionAttributeTechnology element in the DataSource object:

  • ASP_NET
  • ASP_NET_CORE
  • JAVA

Possible values for the technology element in the DataSource object:

  • DOTNET
  • JAVA
  • PHP

Possible values for the operator element in the ValueCondition object:

  • BEGINS_WITH
  • CONTAINS
  • ENDS_WITH
  • EQUALS

Possible values for the position element in the ExtractSubstring object:

  • AFTER
  • BEFORE
  • BETWEEN

Possible values for the source element in the DataSource object:

  • CLIENT_IP
  • CUSTOM_ATTRIBUTE
  • IIB_NODE
  • METHOD_PARAM
  • POST_PARAMETER
  • QUERY_PARAMETER
  • REQUEST_HEADER
  • RESPONSE_HEADER
  • SESSION_ATTRIBUTE
  • URI
  • URI_PATH

Possible values for the dataType element in the RequestAttribute object:

  • DOUBLE
  • INTEGER
  • STRING

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.

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

Response codes

Code Description
204 Validated. The submitted configuration is valid. Response does not have a body.
400 Failed. The input is invalid.