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Extracting Flow View via API - Too Much or Too Little and looking for Just Right




I've been looking for a while to pull the Flow View of the application ecosystem/infrastructure via the API.  Viewing and interacting with the UI is incredibly powerful, but the ability to extract snapshots of the relationships is also highly useful.


I have been playing around with the backends and business-transactions queries by application id, but is there a way to get “in-between”?

By Application ID via API:

backends – Helpful, but not the full picture
applications – ??
business-transactions – Too detailed, i.e., shows transactions of parent application called but not parent itself

An example is a call center application making calls to a loyalty offer program in the AppD Flow View UI:

Via the API, you get all the business transactions tied to the loyalty offer program, but looking for a way to pull just the parent loyalty offer program.


Seems like there would be a way to pull the top-level “flow view” via API without coding cartwheels, but I am coming up empty.  




^  Edited by @Ryan.Paredez for formatting


AppDynamics Team (Retired)

That data is not available via any API.


You can extract flow map using, specifically as part of report. They are called Activity Grids in this context.


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