Check in connector APIedit

This functionality is in technical preview and may be changed or removed in a future release. Elastic will work to fix any issues, but features in technical preview are not subject to the support SLA of official GA features.

Updates the last_seen field of a connector with current timestamp.


PUT _connector/<connector_id>/_check_in


  • To sync data using connectors, it’s essential to have the Elastic connectors service running.
  • The connector_id parameter should reference an existing connector.

Path parametersedit

(Required, string)

Response codesedit

Connector last_seen field was successfully updated with a current timestamp.
The connector_id was not provided.
404 (Missing resources)
No connector matching connector_id could be found.


The following example updates the last_seen property with current timestamp for the connector with ID my-connector:

response = client.connector.check_in(
  connector_id: 'my-connector'
puts response
PUT _connector/my-connector/_check_in
    "result": "updated"