Get live query 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. Retrieves a single live query by ID.


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

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

Path parametersedit

(Optional, string) The space identifier. When space_id is not provided in the URL, the default space is used.
(Required, string) The ID of the live query you want to retrieve.

Response codeedit

Indicates a successful call.
The specified live query and ID doesn’t exist.


Retrieve the live query object with the bbe5b070-0c51-11ed-b0f8-ad31b008e832 ID:

$ curl -X GET api/osquery/live_queries/bbe5b070-0c51-11ed-b0f8-ad31b008e832

The API returns a live query object:

  "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"],
        "docs": 0, # results count
        "failed": 1, # failed queries
        "pending": 0, # pending agents
        "responded": 1, # total responded agents
        "successful": 0, # successful agents
        "status": "completed" # single query status
    "status": "completed" # global status of the live query (completed, pending)