Run Script

Initiate a new endpoint script execution action using a script from the script library.

Synopsis

URI
/public_api/v1/scripts/run_script/
HTTP Method
POST
Required License
Cortex XDR Pro per Endpoint

Description

Initiate a new endpoint script execution action using a script from the script library.

Request Fields

The body of this request contains a JSON object with the following fields:
Field
Description
request_data
(
Required
) A dictionary containing the API request fields.
script_uid
(
Required
) GUID, unique identifier of the script, returned by the Get Scripts API per script.
parameters_values
(
Required
) Dictionary, contains the parameter name,
key
and its value for this execution,
value
.
You can locate these values by running Get Script Metadata.
timeout
Integer, represents the timeout in seconds for this execution. Default value is 600.
filters
(
Required
) Provides an array of filtered fields for running the script on a number of endpoints at once.
Each JSON object must contain the following keywords:
  • field
    String that identifies a list the filters match. Filters are based on the following keywords:
    • endpoint_id_list
      —List of endpoint IDs.
  • operator
    String that identifies the comparison operator you want to use for this filter. Valid keywords and values are:
    in
    • endpoint_id_list
      —List of strings
  • value
    Value that this filter must match. Valid keywords:
    • endpoint_id_list
      —List of strings
incident_id
String representing the incident ID.
When included in the request, the Run Script action will appear in the Cortex XDR Incident View Timeline tab.
Request Example
curl -X POST https://api-{fqdn}/public_api/v1/scripts/run_script/ \ -H "x-xdr-auth-id:{API_KEY_ID}" \ -H "Authorization:{API_KEY}" \ -H "Content-Type:application/json" \ -d '{ "request_data":{ "filters":[ { "field":"endpoint_id_list", "operator":"in", "value":[ "<endpoint ID>" ] } ], "script_uid":"<unique ID>", "parameters_values":{ "x":"param input as returned in Get Script Metadata", "y":4 } } }'
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Success Response

Upon success, the HTTP response code is 200.
Field
Description
reply
JSON object containing the query result.
action_id
Integer, ID of the action initiated. ID will be used as a reference to track in the action center.
endpoints_count
Integer, number of endpoints the action was initiated on.
status
Success Response Example
{ "reply":{ "action_id":22519813685366, "status":1, "endpoints_count":1 } }
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Error Response

Upon error, the reply includes an HTTP response code, an error message, and additional information describing the error. The HTTP response code is one of the following:
Field
Description
400
Bad Request. Got an invalid JSON.
401
Unauthorized access. An issue occurred during authentication. This can indicate an incorrect key, id, or other invalid authentication parameters.
402
Unauthorized access. User does not have the required license type to run this API.
403
Forbidden access. The provided API Key does not have the required RBAC permissions to run this API.
500
Internal server error. A unified status for API communication type errors.
Error Response Format
{"reply": {"err_code": STATUS_CODE, "err_msg": GENERAL_MESSAGE, "err_extra": EXTRA_DATA}}
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