Other Replication Commands

Return server id

fetch this server’s unique identifier

GET /_api/replication/server-id

Returns the servers id. The id is also returned by other replication API methods, and this method is an easy means of determining a server’s id.

The body of the response is a JSON object with the attribute serverId. The server id is returned as a string.


HTTP 200: is returned if the request was executed successfully.

HTTP 405: is returned when an invalid HTTP method is used.

HTTP 500: is returned if an error occurred while assembling the response.


shell> curl --header 'accept: application/json' --dump - http://localhost:8529/_api/replication/server-id

HTTP/1.1 200 OK
content-type: application/json
cache-control: no-cache, no-store, must-revalidate, pre-check=0, post-check=0, max-age=0, s-maxage=0
connection: Keep-Alive
content-length: 29
content-security-policy: frame-ancestors 'self'; form-action 'self';
expires: 0
pragma: no-cache
server: ArangoDB
strict-transport-security: max-age=31536000 ; includeSubDomains
x-arango-queue-time-seconds: 0.000000
x-content-type-options: nosniff

  "serverId" : "43548371505831"