Get License APIedit

This API enables you to retrieve licensing information.

Requestedit

GET /_xpack/license

Descriptionedit

This API returns information about the type of license, when it was issued, and when it expires, for example.

For more information about the different types of licenses, see https://www.elastic.co/subscriptions.

Query Parametersedit

local
(boolean) Specifies whether to retrieve local information. The default value is false, which means the information is retrieved from the master node.

Authorizationedit

You must have monitor cluster privileges to use this API. For more information, see Security Privileges.

Examplesedit

The following example provides information about a trial license:

GET _xpack/license
{
  "license" : {
    "status" : "active",
    "uid" : "cbff45e7-c553-41f7-ae4f-9205eabd80xx",
    "type" : "trial",
    "issue_date" : "2018-10-20T22:05:12.332Z",
    "issue_date_in_millis" : 1540073112332,
    "expiry_date" : "2018-11-19T22:05:12.332Z",
    "expiry_date_in_millis" : 1542665112332,
    "max_nodes" : 1000,
    "issued_to" : "test",
    "issuer" : "elasticsearch",
    "start_date_in_millis" : -1
  }
}