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Instantly visualize Dynatrace data in Grafana

The Dynatrace data source plugin is the easiest way to pull Dynatrace data directly into Grafana dashboards.

  • Visualize it either in isolation (one database) or blend it with other data sources.
  • Discover correlations and covariances across all your data in minutes.

Installing Dynatrace on Grafana Cloud:

For more information, visit the docs on plugin installation.

Change Log


Minor Changes

[3.9.2] - 2023-05-03

  • Chore - Backend binaries are now compiled with golang 1.20.4

[3.9.1] - 2023-04-19

  • Chore - Backend binaries are now compiled with golang 1.20.3

[3.9.0] - 2023-02-28

  • Chore: Removed legacy AngularJS dependencies
  • Chore: Backend binaries are now compiled with Go 1.19.6

[3.8.1] - 2022-02-16

  • Fix: Alias tooltip hanging/blocking

[3.8.0] - 2022-01-10

  • Enhancement: Faster Metric Selector using less memory

[3.7.2] - 2022-12-02

  • Fix: Apply Management zone filter on Entity query

[3.7.1] - 2022-12-13

  • Chore - Backend binaries are now compiled with Go 1.19.4
  • Chore - Grafana enterprise SDK updated to latest to fix licensing issues
  • Chore - Grafana backend plugin SDK updated to v0.145.0
  • Chore - Backend third party dependencies updated

[3.7.0] - 2022-12-02

  • Feature: Management zone filter on Metrics query

[3.6.0] - 2022-12-02

  • Feature: Added management zone queries

[3.5.5] - 2022-11-25

  • Fixed a bug in variable queries where results weren't showing when using direct api access query type

[3.5.4] - 2022-11-03

  • Chore: Backend binaries compiled with latest go version 1.19.3

[3.5.3] - 2022-10-25

  • Fixed an issue where the direct API access in variable results produce inconsistent results.
  • Chore: Backend binaries compiled with latest go version 1.19.2

[3.5.2] - 2022-09-20

  • Fixed a bug where direct api access throws error when response contains null value
  • Fixed a bug where query editor doesn't show query when using metrics raw query
  • Fixed a bug where dynatrace alerting throws coarser resolution error due to incorrect interval resolution

[3.5.1] - 2022-09-16

  • Fixed an issue with the json editor in the query editor for direct api access

[3.5.0] - 2022-09-06

  • Feature: Support for querying Logs from DynaTrace (beta)
  • Feature: Support for querying Audit Logs
  • Feature: Addition of variable query editor

[3.4.4] - 2022-07-28

  • Made alias templating fully configurable with template variables in the metric builder editor

[3.4.3] - 2022-07-08

  • Fixed a bug where filters data is getting saved in the dashboard json unnecessarily which causes increase in dashboard json size

[3.4.2] - 2022-05-18

  • Fixed a bug where dynatrace queries stopped working with error error loading cache (MetricDefaultAggregation un-marshal error)

[3.4.1] - 2022-03-24

  • New builds with go 1.18 to address CVE-2022-24921

[3.4.0] - 2022-03-21

  • Config: Allow Skip TLS verify
  • Config: Allow uploading custom CA certs
  • Chore: Support for enabling the HTTP logger debugging tool

[3.3.4] - 2022-03-14

  • Direct API: Removed limitation of only 5 json fields
  • Direct API: Updated JSON path parser to solve inconsistencies in json path implementations
  • Problems: Variable and tag filtering for problems queries

[3.3.3] - 2022-02-11

  • Metrics: Fixed an issue where filter values are not loaded for some type of entities
  • Metrics: Fixed an issue where dimensions were incorrectly mapped in the metrics alias
  • Metrics: Fixed an issue where the query fails to run when directly into code editor
  • USQL: Fixed an issue where the wild card queries like select * from foo doesn't work in some cases earlier
  • USQL: Query inspector now shows the corresponding API query sent
  • Chore: Fixed an issue in variables editor where the queries doesn't show values for first time

[3.3.2] - 2021-12-06

  • Chore: Enterprise license check update

[3.3.1] - 2021-12-06

  • Fix: Management zones are not resolved correctly
  • Docs: Updated docs to reflect new query editor options
  • Docs: Added more detail around provisioning
  • Docs: Added screenshots

[3.3.0] - 2021-11-12

  • Feature: Implemented USQL searches
  • Feature: Implemented raw api queries
  • Feature: Implemented raw metric selector access
  • Bug fix: Fixed a bug where datasource doesn't return data in mixed mode
  • Feature: Added annotation support

[3.2.4] - 2021-07-28

  • Fixed transformations. The query editor will migrate queries when first opened. If not opened there is no difference in query behavior. The migration is done so that the :names transformation can be removed, if the merge transformation is required.

[3.2.3] - 2021-07-21

  • Feature: You will find entities under a separate heading or "options container" in the filters
  • Feature: Configure dynatrace by URL
  • Bug fix: Fixed issue with aggregations, including the percentile aggregation

[3.2.2] - 2021-05-27

  • Updated CHANGELOG

[3.2.1] - 2021-05-27

  • Error with multi tags filters
  • After upgrade, Dynatrace panels throw 400 error "no metrics found using Metric ID"
  • Tags filters not working
  • Dynatrace health check sometimes consuming a LOT of memory
  • Invalid API token returns unhelpful error message
  • Invalid domain returns unhelpful error message
  • Invalid Environment ID returns unhelpful error message
  • Update Dynatrace Documentation
  • Synthetic monitor selection in adhoc template variable results in error
  • enabling Expanded details on problem queries has not effect = no additional details

[3.2.0] - 2021-04-26

  • Feature: Only metric names or ad hoc query variables supported for Dynatrace
  • Bug fix: Queries can not be reused between panels

[3.1.4] - 2021-4-12

  • Chore: Update SDK
  • Enabling Expanded details on problem queries has not effect = no additional details
  • Disabling of queries not respected
  • Percentile aggregation error reading
  • Template variables are not supported in problems queries
  • Splitting out problems over multiple dimensions
  • Synthetic monitor selection in adhoc template variable results in error

[3.1.2] 2021-03-05

  • Series name is using the internal dynatrace ID's in the table view
  • Error code 400 message "unexpected colon expecting key package component or namespace, consider adding a preceding tilde if the token is meant literally"

[3.1.1] 2021-02-10

  • Empty filter value drop down when selecting new metric from the dashboard variable drop down
  • Fix to filter out dimensions that are not entities
  • Fetching entities should only be done on type = ENTITY
  • Bug fix: Cannot read property 'transformations' of undefined error when closing panel options
  • Empty filter value drop down when selecting new metric from the dashboard variable drop down

[3.1.0] 2020-11-10

  • Feature: Problems API support
  • Feature: Support merge transformations
  • Feature: Support tag filtering in the v2 metrics API
  • Bug fix: Query with filters stop working when upgrading from 2.1.1 to 3.0.2
  • Bug fix: Can't import the datasource dashboard
  • Bug fix: Images not loading in the plugin readme

[3.0.2] 2020-09-09

  • Fix for missing filter options (timeseries limit of 1000).
  • Use entities api to get filter key/values instead of metric/query results.

[3.0.1] 2020-08-03

  • Query Migration updated to handle filter groups and values
  • Fix for missing data
  • Fix filter options
  • Fix single value issue
  • Fix for dimension iteration
  • Fix using name as value for template label
  • Fix for Alias Regex matching
  • Update to backend HealthCheck


  • Full alerting support
  • Migration to backend plugin
  • Carryover of new features from 2.0.x
  • Ad-hoc filter support
  • More readable filter/dimension names
  • Bug fixes: Aliases are not working & persisted
  • Bug fixes: Host-ID -> how to get a more human readable name from the API
  • Bug fixes: V2 API depreciation messages observed during demo in network inspector


  • V2 metrics api support
  • Support for synthetic tags
  • Support for monitoring VMware ESXi
  • Performance improvements (subject to delay pending):
  • The amount of data requested
  • The bandwidth/latency of the internet/data connection
  • Support for custom metrics
  • Full templating support for metrics
  • Full templating support for aliases
  • Fully backwards compatible with previous dashboards
  • Requires Grafana 6.5 and up.


  • Implement alpha metric names api
  • Fixed tag query manager to pull tags based on source type


  • Bug fix: Tag Query Editor bugs
  • Update packages


  • Add migration for old tag format to new (fixes breaking change noted in 0.7.0)
  • Fix Tag queries for custom/auto and manual tags
  • Update packages


  • refactor and fix filter editor
  • add migration method for dashboards using old format (0.5.3 and earlier) (Issue #21)


  • Bug fix: for saving template variables in tags

[0.7.0] - 2019-05-16

  • BREAKING CHANGE: This release includes a breaking change for TAGS. Any queries that leverage tags will need to be updated manually.
  • Bugfixes and Feature additions
  • Updated packages
  • Updated circleci

[0.6.0] - 2019-05-09

  • Template variables support
  • Ad hoc filters support
  • Tags support
  • Able to select metrics by ID or by name
  • Query model was changed, panels may be broken

[0.5.3] - 2019-03-29

  • Use plugin routes for secure authentication
  • Able to configure SaaS or Management environments
  • Cache sources query
  • Metrics without aggregation is not supported

[0.5.2] - 2019-03-23

  • Percentile support
  • Cannot do percentile aggregations

[0.5.0] - 2019-02-19

  • Regex filtering support
  • Bug when no filter specified
  • Use ID instead of Display Name to avoid duplicates