For REST API requirements for synthetics, see Use the API.
Synthetic monitoring attributes
Here are the attributes that can be used when creating and managing monitors with the synthetic monitoring REST API:
Synthetic monitoring API attribute
String: The version number.
Integer: The number of monitors returned.
Array of strings: Email addresses for alert notifications with New Relic.
Integer: Number of minutes between checks. Valid values include 1, 5, 15, 30, 60, 360, 720, and 1440.
The UUID for the specific synthetic monitor.
Array of strings: Array of locations by full label.
String: The monitor's name.
String: The BASE64 encoded text for scripted monitors.
Double: Value for the synthetic monitoring SLA report, in seconds.
String: Valid values include
String: Type of monitor. Valid values include:
String: The URI for
Integer: The specific user ID.
Object: options for
Specific monitor endpoint
When making REST API calls for a specific monitor, include the
monitor_uuid as part of the endpoint. The
monitor_uuid is the GUID which is part of the URL. For example, a selected synthetic monitor has this URL:
monitor_uuid is the value that follows