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trigger.get

Description

integer/array trigger.get(object parameters)

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

Parameters

(object) Parameters defining the desired output.

The method supports the following parameters.

Parameter Type Description
triggerids string/array Return only triggers with the given IDs.
groupids string/array Return only triggers that belong to hosts from the given host groups.
templateids string/array Return only triggers that belong to the given templates.
hostids string/array Return only triggers that belong to the given hosts.
itemids string/array Return only triggers that contain the given items.
applicationids string/array Return only triggers that contain items from the given applications.
functions string/array Return only triggers that use the given functions.

Refer to the supported trigger functions page for a list of supported functions.
group string Return only triggers that belong to hosts from the host group with the given name.
host string Return only triggers that belong to host with the given name.
inherited boolean If set to true return only triggers inherited from a template.
templated boolean If set to true return only triggers that belong to templates.
dependent boolean If set to true return only triggers that have dependencies. If set to false return only triggers that do not have dependencies.
monitored flag Return only enabled triggers that belong to monitored hosts and contain only enabled items.
active flag Return only enabled triggers that belong to monitored hosts.
maintenance boolean If set to true return only enabled triggers that belong to hosts in maintenance.
withUnacknowledgedEvents flag Return only triggers that have unacknowledged events.
withAcknowledgedEvents flag Return only triggers with all events acknowledged.
withLastEventUnacknowledged flag Return only triggers with the last event unacknowledged.
skipDependent flag Skip triggers in a problem state that are dependent on other triggers. Note that the other triggers are ignored if disabled, have disabled items or disabled item hosts.
lastChangeSince timestamp Return only triggers that have changed their state after the given time.
lastChangeTill timestamp Return only triggers that have changed their state before the given time.
only_true flag Return only triggers that have recently been in a problem state.
min_severity integer Return only triggers with severity greater or equal than the given severity.
evaltype integer Rules for tag searching.

Possible values:
0 - (default) And/Or;
2 - Or.
tags array of objects Return only triggers with given tags. Exact match by tag and case-sensitive or case-insensitive search by tag value depending on operator value.
Format: [{"tag": "<tag>", "value": "<value>", "operator": "<operator>"}, ...].
An empty array returns all triggers.

Possible operator types:
0 - (default) Like;
1 - Equal.
expandComment flag Expand macros in the trigger description.
expandDescription flag Expand macros in the name of the trigger.
expandExpression flag Expand functions and macros in the trigger expression.
selectGroups query Return the host groups that the trigger belongs to in the groups property.
selectHosts query Return the hosts that the trigger belongs to in the hosts property.
selectItems query Return items contained by the trigger in the items property.
selectFunctions query Return functions used in the trigger in the functions property.

The function objects represents the functions used in the trigger expression and has the following properties:
functionid - (string) ID of the function;
itemid - (string) ID of the item used in the function;
function - (string) name of the function;
parameter - (string) parameter passed to the function.
selectDependencies query Return triggers that the trigger depends on in the dependencies property.
selectDiscoveryRule query Return the low-level discovery rule that created the trigger.
selectLastEvent query Return the last significant trigger event in the lastEvent property.
selectTags query Return the trigger tags in tags property.
selectTriggerDiscovery query Return the trigger discovery object in the triggerDiscovery property. The trigger discovery objects links the trigger to a trigger prototype from which it was created.

It has the following properties:
parent_triggerid - (string) ID of the trigger prototype from which the trigger has been created.
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 trigger belongs to;
hostid - ID of the host that the trigger belongs to.
limitSelects integer Limits the number of records returned by subselects.

Applies to the following subselects:
selectHosts - results will be sorted by host.
sortfield string/array Sort the result by the given properties.

Possible values are: triggerid, description, status, priority, lastchange and hostname.
countOutput booleanThese parameters being common for all get methods are described in detail in the reference commentary page.
editable boolean
excludeSearch boolean
limit integer
output query
preservekeys boolean
search object
searchByAny boolean
searchWildcardsEnabled boolean
sortorder string/array
startSearch boolean

Return values

(integer/array) Returns either:

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

Examples

Retrieving data by trigger ID

Retrieve all data and the functions used in trigger “14062”.

Request:

{
    "jsonrpc": "2.0",
    "method": "trigger.get",
    "params": {
        "triggerids": "14062",
        "output": "extend",
        "selectFunctions": "extend"
    },
    "auth": "038e1d7b1735c6a5436ee9eae095879e",
    "id": 1
}

Response:

{
    "jsonrpc": "2.0",
    "result": [
        {
            "functions": [
                {
                    "functionid": "13513",
                    "itemid": "24350",
                    "function": "diff",
                    "parameter": "0"
                }
            ],
            "triggerid": "14062",
            "expression": "{13513}>0",
            "description": "/etc/passwd has been changed on {HOST.NAME}",
            "url": "",
            "status": "0",
            "value": "0",
            "priority": "2",
            "lastchange": "0",
            "comments": "",
            "error": "",
            "templateid": "10016",
            "type": "0",
            "state": "0",
            "flags": "0",
            "recovery_mode": "0",
            "recovery_expression": "",
            "correlation_mode": "0",
            "correlation_tag": "",
            "manual_close": "0"
        }
    ],
    "id": 1
}

Retrieving triggers in problem state

Retrieve the ID, name and severity of all triggers in problem state and sort them by severity in descending order.

Request:

{
    "jsonrpc": "2.0",
    "method": "trigger.get",
    "params": {
        "output": [
            "triggerid",
            "description",
            "priority"
        ],
        "filter": {
            "value": 1
        },
        "sortfield": "priority",
        "sortorder": "DESC"
    },
    "auth": "038e1d7b1735c6a5436ee9eae095879e",
    "id": 1
}

Response:

{
    "jsonrpc": "2.0",
    "result": [
        {
            "triggerid": "13907",
            "description": "Zabbix self-monitoring processes < 100% busy",
            "priority": "4"
        },
        {
            "triggerid": "13824",
            "description": "Zabbix discoverer processes more than 75% busy",
            "priority": "3"
        }
    ],
    "id": 1
}

Retrieving a specific trigger with tags

Retrieve a specific trigger with tags.

Request:

{
    "jsonrpc": "2.0",
    "method": "trigger.get",
    "params": {
        "output": [
            "triggerid",
            "description"
        ],
        "selectTags": "extend",
        "triggerids": [
            "17578"
        ]
    },
    "auth": "038e1d7b1735c6a5436ee9eae095879e",
    "id": 1
}

Response:

{
    "jsonrpc": "2.0",
    "result": [
        {
            "triggerid": "17370",
            "description": "Service status",
            "tags": [
                {
                    "tag": "service",
                    "value": "{{ITEM.VALUE}.regsub(\"Service (.*) has stopped\", \"\\1\")}"
                },
                {
                    "tag": "error",
                    "value": ""
                }
            ]
        }
    ],
    "id": 1
}

See also

Source

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