Getting started with REST - retrieve existing incidents

Use a GET request to view existing incident records.

Before you begin

Role required: web_service_admin, rest_api_explorer, or admin

About this task

Use the REST API Explorer to send the following request:

GET https://instance.service-now.com/api/now/v1/table/incident

Procedure

  1. In the top-left of the REST API Explorer, select Table API and v1 version.
  2. Click Retrieve records from a table (GET).
  3. In the Path Parameters section, select the Incident table.
  4. Scroll to the bottom of the page and click Send.

    The response includes incident records from the instance. The REST API Explorer limits queries to 10 records at a time, only the first 10 incident records appear. The response also includes a Link header that provides the URL to query the next 10 incident records.

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