Get live queries APIedit

[preview] 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. Get live queries.


GET <kibana host>:<port>/api/osquery/live_queries

GET <kibana host>:<port>/s/<space_id>/api/osquery/live_queries

Path parametersedit

(Optional, string) An identifier for the space. When space_id is not provided in the URL, the default space is used.

Query parametersedit

(Optional, integer) The page number to return. The default is 1.
(Optional, integer) The number of rules to return per page. The default is 20.

(Optional, string) The field that is used to sort the results. Options include createdAt or updatedAt. The default is createdAt.

Even though the JSON case object uses created_at and updated_at fields, you must use createdAt and updatedAt fields in the URL query.

(Optional, string) Specified the sort order. Options include desc or asc. The default is desc.

Response codeedit

Indicates a successful call.


Retrieve the last 10 live queries :

$ curl -X GET api/osquery/live_queries?page=1&perPage=10

The API returns a JSON object of the retrieved live queries:

  "page": 1,
  "per_page": 10,
  "total": 11,
  "data": [
      "action_id": "3c42c847-eb30-4452-80e0-728584042334",
      "expiration": "2022-07-26T10:04:32.220Z",
      "@timestamp": "2022-07-26T09:59:32.220Z",
      "agents": ["16d7caf5-efd2-4212-9b62-73dafc91fa13"],
      "user_id": "elastic",
      "queries": [
          "action_id": "609c4c66-ba3d-43fa-afdd-53e244577aa0",
          "id": "6724a474-cbba-41ef-a1aa-66aebf0879e2",
          "query": "select * from uptime;",
          "saved_query_id": "42ba9c50-0cc5-11ed-aa1d-2b27890bc90d",
          "ecs_mapping": {
            "host.uptime": {
              "field": "total_seconds"
          "agents": ["16d7caf5-efd2-4212-9b62-73dafc91fa13"],