PuppetDB 1.1 » API » Experimental » Querying Reports

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Querying reports is accomplished by making an HTTP request to the /reports REST endpoint.


GET /experimental/reports


  • query: Required. A JSON array of query predicates, in prefix form. (The standard ["<OPERATOR>", "<FIELD>", "<VALUE>"] format.)

For example, for all reports run on the node with certname ‘example.local’, the JSON query structure would be:

["=", "certname", "example.local"]

The only available OPERATOR is =.


The only available FIELD is certname, which is the name of the node associated with the report.

Response format

The response is a JSON array of report summaries for all reports that matched the input parameters. The summaries are sorted by the completion time of the report, in descending order:

    "end-time": "2012-10-29T18:38:01.000Z",
    "puppet-version": "3.0.1",
    "receive-time": "2012-10-29T18:38:04.238Z",
    "configuration-version": "1351535883",
    "start-time": "2012-10-29T18:38:00.000Z",
    "hash": "bd899b1ee825ec1d2c671fe5541b5c8f4a783472",
    "certname": "foo.local",
    "report-format": 3
    "end-time": "2012-10-26T22:39:32.000Z",
    "puppet-version": "3.0.1",
    "receive-time": "2012-10-26T22:39:35.305Z",
    "configuration-version": "1351291174",
    "start-time": "2012-10-26T22:39:31.000Z",
    "hash": "cd4e5fd8846bac26d15d151664a40e0f2fa600b0",
    "certname": "foo.local",
    "report-format": 3


You can use curl to query information about reports like so:

curl -G -H "Accept: application/json" 'http://localhost:8080/experimental/reports' --data-urlencode 'query=["=", "certname", "example.local"]'

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