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Folder/Dashboard Search API

Search folders and dashboards

GET /api/search/

Query parameters:

  • query – Search Query
  • tag – List of tags to search for
  • type – Type to search for, dash-folder or dash-db
  • dashboardIds – List of dashboard id’s to search for
  • folderIds – List of folder id’s to search in for dashboards
  • starred – Flag indicating if only starred Dashboards should be returned
  • limit – Limit the number of returned results (max is 5000; default is 1000)
  • page – Use this parameter to access hits beyond limit. Numbering starts at 1. limit param acts as page size. Only available in Grafana v6.2+.

Example request for retrieving folders and dashboards of the general folder:

http
GET /api/search?folderIds=0&query=&starred=false HTTP/1.1
Accept: application/json
Content-Type: application/json
Authorization: Bearer eyJrIjoiT0tTcG1pUlY2RnVKZTFVaDFsNFZXdE9ZWmNrMkZYbk

Example response for retrieving folders and dashboards of the general folder:

http
HTTP/1.1 200
Content-Type: application/json

[
  {
    "id": 163,
    "uid": "000000163",
    "title": "Folder",
    "url": "/dashboards/f/000000163/folder",
    "type": "dash-folder",
    "tags": [],
    "isStarred": false,
    "uri":"db/folder" // deprecated in Grafana v5.0
  },
  {
    "id":1,
    "uid": "cIBgcSjkk",
    "title":"Production Overview",
    "url": "/d/cIBgcSjkk/production-overview",
    "type":"dash-db",
    "tags":[prod],
    "isStarred":true,
    "uri":"db/production-overview" // deprecated in Grafana v5.0
  }
]

Example request searching for dashboards:

http
GET /api/search?query=Production%20Overview&starred=true&tag=prod HTTP/1.1
Accept: application/json
Content-Type: application/json
Authorization: Bearer eyJrIjoiT0tTcG1pUlY2RnVKZTFVaDFsNFZXdE9ZWmNrMkZYbk

Example response searching for dashboards:

http
HTTP/1.1 200
Content-Type: application/json

[
  {
    "id":1,
    "uid": "cIBgcSjkk",
    "title":"Production Overview",
    "url": "/d/cIBgcSjkk/production-overview",
    "type":"dash-db",
    "tags":[prod],
    "isStarred":true,
    "folderId": 2,
    "folderUid": "000000163",
    "folderTitle": "Folder",
    "folderUrl": "/dashboards/f/000000163/folder",
    "uri":"db/production-overview" // deprecated in Grafana v5.0
  }
]