Add comment to case APIedit

Adds a comment to a case.

Requestedit

POST <kibana host>:<port>/api/cases/<case_id>/comments

POST <kibana host>:<port>/s/<space_id>/api/cases/<case_id>/comments

Prerequisitesedit

You must have all privileges for the Cases feature in the Management, Observability, or Security section of the Kibana feature privileges, depending on the owner of the case you’re updating.

Path parametersedit

<case_id>
(Required,string) The identifier for the case. To retrieve case IDs, use Find cases.
<space_id>
(Optional, string) An identifier for the space. If it is not specified, the default space is used.

Request bodyedit

alertId
(Required*, string) The alert identifier. It is required only when type is alert. [preview] This functionality is in technical preview and may be changed or removed in a future release. Elastic will apply best effort to fix any issues, but features in technical preview are not subject to the support SLA of official GA features.
comment
(Required*, string) The new comment. It is required only when type is user.
index
(Required*, string) The alert index. It is required only when type is alert. [preview] This functionality is in technical preview and may be changed or removed in a future release. Elastic will apply best effort to fix any issues, but features in technical preview are not subject to the support SLA of official GA features.
owner
(Required, string) The application that owns the case. Valid values are: cases, observability, or securitySolution.
rule

(Required*, object) The rule that is associated with the alert. It is required only when type is alert. [preview] This functionality is in technical preview and may be changed or removed in a future release. Elastic will apply best effort to fix any issues, but features in technical preview are not subject to the support SLA of official GA features.

Properties of rule
id
(Required, string) The rule identifier. [preview] This functionality is in technical preview and may be changed or removed in a future release. Elastic will apply best effort to fix any issues, but features in technical preview are not subject to the support SLA of official GA features.
name
(Required, string) The rule name. [preview] This functionality is in technical preview and may be changed or removed in a future release. Elastic will apply best effort to fix any issues, but features in technical preview are not subject to the support SLA of official GA features.
type
(Required, string) The comment type, which must be user or alert.

Response codesedit

200
Indicates a successful call.

Examplesedit

Add a comment to case ID 293f1bc0-74f6-11ea-b83a-553aecdb28b6:

POST api/cases/293f1bc0-74f6-11ea-b83a-553aecdb28b6/comments
{
  "type": "user",
  "comment": "That is nothing - Ethan Hunt answered a targeted social media campaign promoting phishy pension schemes to IMF operatives.",
  "owner": "cases"
}

The API returns details about the case and its comments. For example:

{
  "comments":[
    {
      "id": "8af6ac20-74f6-11ea-b83a-553aecdb28b6",
      "version": "WzIwNDMxLDFd",
      "type":"user",
      "owner":"cases",
      "comment":"That is nothing - Ethan Hunt answered a targeted social media campaign promoting phishy pension schemes to IMF operatives.",
      "created_at":"2022-03-24T00:49:47.716Z",
      "created_by": {
        "email": "moneypenny@hms.gov.uk",
        "full_name": "Ms Moneypenny",
        "username": "moneypenny"
      },
      "pushed_at":null,
      "pushed_by":null,
      "updated_at":null,
      "updated_by":null
    }
  ],
  "totalAlerts":0,
  "id":"293f1bc0-74f6-11ea-b83a-553aecdb28b6",
  "version":"WzIzMzgsMV0=",
  "totalComment":1,
  "title": "This case will self-destruct in 5 seconds",
  "tags": ["phishing","social engineering"],
  "description": "James Bond clicked on a highly suspicious email banner advertising cheap holidays for underpaid civil servants.",
  "settings": {
    "syncAlerts":false
  },
  "owner": "cases",
  "closed_at": null,
  "closed_by": null,
  "created_at": "2022-03-24T00:37:03.906Z",
  "created_by": {
    "email": "ahunley@imf.usa.gov",
    "full_name": "Alan Hunley",
    "username": "ahunley"
  },
  "status": "open",
  "updated_at": "2022-03-24T00:49:47.716Z",
  "updated_by": {
    "email": "moneypenny@hms.gov.uk",
    "full_name": "Ms Moneypenny",
    "username": "moneypenny"
  },
  "connector": {
    "id": "none",
    "name": "none",
    "type": ".none",
    "fields": null
  },
  "external_service": null
}

Add an alert to the case:

POST api/cases/293f1bc0-74f6-11ea-b83a-553aecdb28b6/comments
{
"alertId": "6b24c4dc44bc720cfc92797f3d61fff952f2b2627db1fb4f8cc49f4530c4ff42",
"index": ".internal.alerts-security.alerts-default-000001",
"type": "alert",
"owner": "cases",
"rule": {
  "id":"94d80550-aaf4-11ec-985f-97e55adae8b9",
  "name":"security_rule"
  }
}