Searching messages from a stream via the REST API


(Henri Volotinen) #1

Hey,

I’m having difficulties searching messages from a stream via the REST API. Graylog is version 2.1.3.

I’m able to search using the admin user with the “Search/Absolute : Message search” API feature, but I have a need to search from a stream with a user that only has privileges to that particular stream.

I have tried the following command without success:
curl --user <streamUser>:<userPwd> -H 'Accept: application/json' -X GET "http://graylog.server.com:12900/streams/<streamID>/search?rangetype=relative&fields=message%2Csource&width=1440&highlightMessage=&relative=300&q=error"

The response will be:
{"type":"ApiError","message":"HTTP 404 Not Found"}

If I omit the -H 'Accept: application/json' parameter, curl outputs some HTML so no luck there either.

Although the same conditions return plenty of messages when performed via the Graylog web interface.

So, is there a way to get this done? If so, could you please enlighten me what is the proper format for searching stream messages via the REST API. Thanks. :slight_smile:


Prevent API based searches without a filter
(Jochen) #2

Stream search is simply using the universal search (e. g. /search/universal/absolute) and adds a filter (streams:<STREAM_ID>) to it.


(system) #3

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