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item.get

Description

integer/array item.get(object parameters)

The method allows to retrieve items according to the given parameters.

Parameters

(object) Parameters defining the desired output.

The method supports the following parameters.

Parameter Type Description
itemids string/array Return only items with the given IDs.
groupids string/array Return only items that belong to the hosts from the given groups.
templateids string/array Return only items that belong to the given templates.
hostids string/array Return only items that belong to the given hosts.
proxyids string/array Return only items that are monitored by the given proxies.
interfaceids string/array Return only items that use the given host interfaces.
graphids string/array Return only items that are used in the given graphs.
triggerids string/array Return only items that are used in the given triggers.
applicationids string/array Return only items that belong to the given applications.
webitems flag Include web items in the result.
inherited boolean If set to true return only items inherited from a template.
templated boolean If set to true return only items that belong to templates.
monitored boolean If set to true return only enabled items that belong to monitored hosts.
group string Return only items that belong to a group with the given name.
host string Return only items that belong to a host with the given name.
application string Return only items that belong to an application with the given name.
with_triggers boolean If set to true return only items that are used in triggers.
selectHosts query Returns the host that the item belongs to as an array in the hosts property.
selectInterfaces query Returns the host interface used by the item as an array in the interfaces property.
selectTriggers query Return triggers that the item is used in in the triggers property.

Supports count.
selectGraphs query Return graphs that contain the item in the graphs property.

Supports count.
selectApplications query Return the applications that the item belongs to in the applications property.
selectDiscoveryRule query Return the LLD rule that created the item in the discoveryRule property.
selectItemDiscovery query Return the item discovery object in the itemDiscovery property. The item discovery object links the item to an item prototype from which it was created.

It has the following properties:
itemdiscoveryid - (string) ID of the item discovery;
itemid - (string) ID of the discovered item;
parent_itemid - (string) ID of the item prototype from which the item has been created;
key_ - (string) key of the item prototype;
lastcheck - (timestamp) time when the item was last discovered;
ts_delete - (timestamp) time when an item that is no longer discovered will be deleted.
filter object Return only those results that exactly match the given filter.

Accepts an array, where the keys are property names, and the values are either a single value or an array of values to match against.

Supports additional filters:
host - technical name of the host that the item belongs to.
limitSelects integer Limits the number of records returned by subselects.

Applies to the following subselects:
selectGraphs - results will be sorted by name;
selectTriggers - results will be sorted by description.
sortfield string/array Sort the result by the given properties.

Possible values are: itemid, name, key_, delay, history, trends, type and status.
countOutput flagThese parameters being common for all get methods are described in detail in the reference commentary page.
editable boolean
excludeSearch flag
limit integer
output query
preservekeys flag
search object
searchByAny boolean
searchWildcardsEnabled boolean
sortorder string/array
startSearch flag

Return values

(integer/array) Returns either:

  • an array of objects;
  • the count of retrieved objects, if the countOutput parameter has been used.

Examples

Finding items by key

Retrieve all items from host with ID “10084” that have the word “system” in the key and sort them by name.

Request:

{
    "jsonrpc": "2.0",
    "method": "item.get",
    "params": {
        "output": "extend",
        "hostids": "10084",
        "search": {
            "key_": "system"
        },
        "sortfield": "name"
    },
    "auth": "038e1d7b1735c6a5436ee9eae095879e",
    "id": 1
}

Response:

{
    "jsonrpc": "2.0",
    "result": [
        {
            "itemid": "23298",
            "type": "0",
            "snmp_community": "",
            "snmp_oid": "",
            "hostid": "10084",
            "name": "Context switches per second",
            "key_": "system.cpu.switches",
            "delay": "60",
            "history": "7",
            "trends": "365",
            "lastvalue": "2552",
            "lastclock": "1351090998",
            "prevvalue": "2641",
            "state": "0",
            "status": "0",
            "value_type": "3",
            "trapper_hosts": "",
            "units": "sps",
            "multiplier": "0",
            "delta": "1",
            "snmpv3_securityname": "",
            "snmpv3_securitylevel": "0",
            "snmpv3_authpassphrase": "",
            "snmpv3_privpassphrase": "",
            "snmpv3_authprotocol": "0",
            "snmpv3_privprotocol": "0",
            "snmpv3_contextname": "",
            "formula": "1",
            "error": "",
            "lastlogsize": "0",
            "logtimefmt": "",
            "templateid": "22680",
            "valuemapid": "0",
            "delay_flex": "",
            "params": "",
            "ipmi_sensor": "",
            "data_type": "0",
            "authtype": "0",
            "username": "",
            "password": "",
            "publickey": "",
            "privatekey": "",
            "mtime": "0",
            "lastns": "564054253",
            "flags": "0",
            "interfaceid": "1",
            "port": "",
            "description": "",
            "inventory_link": "0",
            "lifetime": "0",
            "evaltype": "0"
        },
        {
            "itemid": "23299",
            "type": "0",
            "snmp_community": "",
            "snmp_oid": "",
            "hostid": "10084",
            "name": "CPU $2 time",
            "key_": "system.cpu.util[,idle]",
            "delay": "60",
            "history": "7",
            "trends": "365",
            "lastvalue": "86.031879",
            "lastclock": "1351090999",
            "prevvalue": "85.306944",
            "state": "0",
            "status": "0",
            "value_type": "0",
            "trapper_hosts": "",
            "units": "%",
            "multiplier": "0",
            "delta": "0",
            "snmpv3_securityname": "",
            "snmpv3_securitylevel": "0",
            "snmpv3_authpassphrase": "",
            "snmpv3_privpassphrase": "",
            "snmpv3_authprotocol": "0",
            "snmpv3_privprotocol": "0",
            "snmpv3_contextname": "",
            "formula": "1",
            "error": "",
            "lastlogsize": "0",
            "logtimefmt": "",
            "templateid": "17354",
            "valuemapid": "0",
            "delay_flex": "",
            "params": "",
            "ipmi_sensor": "",
            "data_type": "0",
            "authtype": "0",
            "username": "",
            "password": "",
            "publickey": "",
            "privatekey": "",
            "mtime": "0",
            "lastns": "564256864",
            "flags": "0",
            "interfaceid": "1",
            "port": "",
            "description": "The time the CPU has spent doing nothing.",
            "inventory_link": "0",
            "lifetime": "0",
            "evaltype": "0"
        },
        {
            "itemid": "23300",
            "type": "0",
            "snmp_community": "",
            "snmp_oid": "",
            "hostid": "10084",
            "name": "CPU $2 time",
            "key_": "system.cpu.util[,interrupt]",
            "delay": "60",
            "history": "7",
            "trends": "365",
            "lastvalue": "0.008389",
            "lastclock": "1351091000",
            "prevvalue": "0.000000",
            "state": "0",
            "status": "0",
            "value_type": "0",
            "trapper_hosts": "",
            "units": "%",
            "multiplier": "0",
            "delta": "0",
            "snmpv3_securityname": "",
            "snmpv3_securitylevel": "0",
            "snmpv3_authpassphrase": "",
            "snmpv3_privpassphrase": "",
            "snmpv3_authprotocol": "0",
            "snmpv3_privprotocol": "0",
            "snmpv3_contextname": "",
            "formula": "1",
            "error": "",
            "lastlogsize": "0",
            "logtimefmt": "",
            "templateid": "22671",
            "valuemapid": "0",
            "delay_flex": "",
            "params": "",
            "ipmi_sensor": "",
            "data_type": "0",
            "authtype": "0",
            "username": "",
            "password": "",
            "publickey": "",
            "privatekey": "",
            "mtime": "0",
            "lastns": "564661387",
            "flags": "0",
            "interfaceid": "1",
            "port": "",
            "description": "The amount of time the CPU has been servicing hardware interrupts.",
            "inventory_link": "0",
            "lifetime": "0",
            "evaltype": "0"
        }
    ],
    "id": 1
}

See also

Source

CItem::get() in frontends/php/include/classes/api/services/CItem.php.