Get case APIedit

Returns a specified case.


GET <kibana host>:<port>/api/cases/<case ID>

GET <kibana host>:<port>/s/<space_id>/api/cases/<case ID>


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

Path parametersedit

(Required, string) An identifier for the case to retrieve. Use Find cases to retrieve case IDs.
(Optional, string) An identifier for the space. If it is not specified, the default space is used.

Query parametersedit

(Optional, boolean) Determines whether case comments are returned. Defaults to true. [8.1.0] Deprecated in 8.1.0. The includeComments query parameter is deprecated and will be removed in a future release.

Response codesedit

Indicates a successful call.


Returns case ID a18b38a0-71b0-11ea-a0b2-c51ea50a58e2 without comments:

GET api/cases/a18b38a0-71b0-11ea-a0b2-c51ea50a58e2

The API returns a JSON object with the retrieved case. For example:

  "id": "a18b38a0-71b0-11ea-a0b2-c51ea50a58e2",
  "version": "Wzk4LDFd",
  "comments": [],
  "totalComment": 0,
  "closed_at": null,
  "closed_by": null,
  "created_at": "2020-03-29T11:30:02.658Z",
  "created_by": {
    "email": "",
    "full_name": "Alan Hunley",
    "username": "ahunley"
  "external_service": null,
  "updated_at": "2020-03-29T12:01:50.244Z",
  "updated_by": {
    "full_name": "Classified",
    "email": "",
    "username": "M"
  "description": "James Bond clicked on a highly suspicious email banner advertising cheap holidays for underpaid civil servants. Operation bubblegum is active. Repeat - operation bubblegum is now active!",
  "title": "This case will self-destruct in 5 seconds",
  "status": "open",
  "connector": {
    "id": "131d4448-abe0-4789-939d-8ef60680b498",
    "name": "My connector",
    "type": ".jira",
    "fields": {
      "issueType": "10006",
      "priority": "High",
  "settings": {
    "syncAlerts": true
  "owner": "securitySolution",
  "tags": [
    "social engineering",