Data source API

Get all data sources

GET /api/datasources

Example Request:

GET /api/datasources HTTP/1.1
Accept: application/json
Content-Type: application/json
Authorization: Bearer eyJrIjoiT0tTcG1pUlY2RnVKZTFVaDFsNFZXdE9ZWmNrMkZYbk

Example Response:

HTTP/1.1 200
Content-Type: application/json

[
   {
     "id": 1,
     "orgId": 1,
     "name": "datasource_elastic",
     "type": "elasticsearch",
     "typeLogoUrl": "public/app/plugins/datasource/elasticsearch/img/elasticsearch.svg",
     "access": "proxy",
     "url": "http://mydatasource.com",
     "password": "",
     "user": "",
     "database": "grafana-dash",
     "basicAuth": false,
     "isDefault": false,
     "jsonData": {
         "esVersion": 5,
         "logLevelField": "",
         "logMessageField": "",
         "maxConcurrentShardRequests": 256,
         "timeField": "@timestamp"
     },
     "readOnly": false
   }
]

Get a single data source by Id

GET /api/datasources/:datasourceId

Example Request:

GET /api/datasources/1 HTTP/1.1
Accept: application/json
Content-Type: application/json
Authorization: Bearer eyJrIjoiT0tTcG1pUlY2RnVKZTFVaDFsNFZXdE9ZWmNrMkZYbk

Example Response:

HTTP/1.1 200
Content-Type: application/json

{
  "id": 1,
  "orgId": 1,
  "name": "test_datasource",
  "type": "graphite",
  "typeLogoUrl": "",
  "access": "proxy",
  "url": "http://mydatasource.com",
  "password": "",
  "user": "",
  "database": "",
  "basicAuth": false,
  "basicAuthUser": "",
  "basicAuthPassword": "",
  "withCredentials": false,
  "isDefault": false,
  "jsonData": {
    "graphiteType": "default",
    "graphiteVersion": "1.1"
  },
  "secureJsonFields": {},
  "version": 1,
  "readOnly": false
}

Get a single data source by Name

GET /api/datasources/name/:name

Example Request:

GET /api/datasources/name/test_datasource HTTP/1.1
Accept: application/json
Content-Type: application/json
Authorization: Bearer eyJrIjoiT0tTcG1pUlY2RnVKZTFVaDFsNFZXdE9ZWmNrMkZYbk

Example Response:

HTTP/1.1 200
Content-Type: application/json

{
  "id": 1,
  "orgId": 1,
  "name": "test_datasource",
  "type": "graphite",
  "typeLogoUrl": "",
  "access": "proxy",
  "url": "http://mydatasource.com",
  "password": "",
  "user": "",
  "database": "",
  "basicAuth": false,
  "basicAuthUser": "",
  "basicAuthPassword": "",
  "withCredentials": false,
  "isDefault": false,
  "jsonData": {
    "graphiteType": "default",
    "graphiteVersion": "1.1"
  },
  "secureJsonFields": {},
  "version": 1,
  "readOnly": false
}

Get data source Id by Name

GET /api/datasources/id/:name

Example Request:

GET /api/datasources/id/test_datasource HTTP/1.1
Accept: application/json
Content-Type: application/json
Authorization: Bearer eyJrIjoiT0tTcG1pUlY2RnVKZTFVaDFsNFZXdE9ZWmNrMkZYbk

Example Response:

HTTP/1.1 200
Content-Type: application/json

{
  "id":1
}

Create a data source

POST /api/datasources

Example Graphite Request:

POST /api/datasources HTTP/1.1
Accept: application/json
Content-Type: application/json
Authorization: Bearer eyJrIjoiT0tTcG1pUlY2RnVKZTFVaDFsNFZXdE9ZWmNrMkZYbk

{
  "name":"test_datasource",
  "type":"graphite",
  "url":"http://mydatasource.com",
  "access":"proxy",
  "basicAuth":false
}

Example Graphite Response:

HTTP/1.1 200
Content-Type: application/json

{
  "datasource": {
    "id": 1,
    "orgId": 1,
    "name": "test_datasource",
    "type": "graphite",
    "typeLogoUrl": "",
    "access": "proxy",
    "url": "http://mydatasource.com",
    "password": "",
    "user": "",
    "database": "",
    "basicAuth": false,
    "basicAuthUser": "",
    "basicAuthPassword": "",
    "withCredentials": false,
    "isDefault": false,
    "jsonData": {},
    "secureJsonFields": {},
    "version": 1,
    "readOnly": false
  },
  "id": 1,
  "message": "Datasource added",
  "name": "test_datasource"
}

NOTE: password and basicAuthPassword should be defined under secureJsonData in order to be stored securely as an encrypted blob in the database. Then, the encrypted fields are listed under secureJsonFields section in the response. See also the Encrypting Sensitive Data documentation for more details.

Example Graphite Request with basic auth enabled:

POST /api/datasources HTTP/1.1
Accept: application/json
Content-Type: application/json
Authorization: Bearer eyJrIjoiT0tTcG1pUlY2RnVKZTFVaDFsNFZXdE9ZWmNrMkZYbk

{
  "name": "test_datasource",
  "type": "graphite",
  "url": "http://mydatasource.com",
  "access": "proxy",
  "basicAuth": true,
  "basicAuthUser": "basicuser",
  "secureJsonData": {
    "basicAuthPassword": "basicpassword"
  }
}

Example Response with basic auth enabled:

HTTP/1.1 200
Content-Type: application/json

{
  "datasource": {
    "id": 1,
    "orgId": 1,
    "name": "test_datasource",
    "type": "graphite",
    "typeLogoUrl": "",
    "access": "proxy",
    "url": "http://mydatasource.com",
    "password": "",
    "user": "",
    "database": "",
    "basicAuth": true,
    "basicAuthUser": "basicuser",
    "basicAuthPassword": "",
    "withCredentials": false,
    "isDefault": false,
    "jsonData": {},
    "secureJsonFields": {
      "basicAuthPassword": true
    },
    "version": 1,
    "readOnly": false
  },
  "id": 102,
  "message": "Datasource added",
  "name": "test_datasource"
}

Example CloudWatch Request:

POST /api/datasources HTTP/1.1
Accept: application/json
Content-Type: application/json
Authorization: Bearer eyJrIjoiT0tTcG1pUlY2RnVKZTFVaDFsNFZXdE9ZWmNrMkZYbk

{
  "name": "test_datasource",
  "type": "cloudwatch",
  "url": "http://monitoring.us-west-1.amazonaws.com",
  "access": "proxy",
  "jsonData": {
    "authType": "keys",
    "defaultRegion": "us-west-1"
  },
  "secureJsonData": {
    "accessKey": "Ol4pIDpeKSA6XikgOl4p",
    "secretKey": "dGVzdCBrZXkgYmxlYXNlIGRvbid0IHN0ZWFs"
  }
}

Update an existing data source

PUT /api/datasources/:datasourceId

Example Request:

PUT /api/datasources/1 HTTP/1.1
Accept: application/json
Content-Type: application/json
Authorization: Bearer eyJrIjoiT0tTcG1pUlY2RnVKZTFVaDFsNFZXdE9ZWmNrMkZYbk

{
  "id":1,
  "orgId":1,
  "name":"test_datasource",
  "type":"graphite",
  "access":"proxy",
  "url":"http://mydatasource.com",
  "password":"",
  "user":"",
  "database":"",
  "basicAuth":true,
  "basicAuthUser":"basicuser",
  "secureJsonData": {
    "basicAuthPassword": "basicpassword"
  },
  "isDefault":false,
  "jsonData":null
}

Example Response:

HTTP/1.1 200
Content-Type: application/json

{
  "datasource": {
    "id": 1,
    "orgId": 1,
    "name": "test_datasource",
    "type": "graphite",
    "typeLogoUrl": "",
    "access": "proxy",
    "url": "http://mydatasource.com",
    "password": "",
    "user": "",
    "database": "",
    "basicAuth": true,
    "basicAuthUser": "basicuser",
    "basicAuthPassword": "",
    "withCredentials": false,
    "isDefault": false,
    "jsonData": {},
    "secureJsonFields": {
      "basicAuthPassword": true
    },
    "version": 1,
    "readOnly": false
  },
  "id": 102,
  "message": "Datasource updated",
  "name": "test_datasource"
}

NOTE: Similar to creating a data source, password and basicAuthPassword should be defined under secureJsonData in order to be stored securely as an encrypted blob in the database. Then, the encrypted fields are listed under secureJsonFields section in the response. See also the Encrypting Sensitive Data documentation for more details.

Delete an existing data source by id

DELETE /api/datasources/:datasourceId

Example Request:

DELETE /api/datasources/1 HTTP/1.1
Accept: application/json
Content-Type: application/json
Authorization: Bearer eyJrIjoiT0tTcG1pUlY2RnVKZTFVaDFsNFZXdE9ZWmNrMkZYbk

Example Response:

HTTP/1.1 200
Content-Type: application/json

{"message":"Data source deleted"}

Delete an existing data source by name

DELETE /api/datasources/name/:datasourceName

Example Request:

DELETE /api/datasources/name/test_datasource HTTP/1.1
Accept: application/json
Content-Type: application/json
Authorization: Bearer eyJrIjoiT0tTcG1pUlY2RnVKZTFVaDFsNFZXdE9ZWmNrMkZYbk

Example Response:

HTTP/1.1 200
Content-Type: application/json

{"message":"Data source deleted"}

Data source proxy calls

GET /api/datasources/proxy/:datasourceId/*

Proxies all calls to the actual data source.