List software inventory API

Applies to:

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Note

If you are a US Government customer, please use the URIs listed in Microsoft Defender for Endpoint for US Government customers.

Tip

For better performance, you can use server closer to your geo location:

  • api-us.securitycenter.microsoft.com
  • api-eu.securitycenter.microsoft.com
  • api-uk.securitycenter.microsoft.com
  • api-au.securitycenter.microsoft.com

API description

Retrieves the organization software inventory.
Supports OData V4 queries.
OData supported operators:
$filter on: id, name, and vendor properties.
$top with max value of 10,000.
$skip.
See examples at OData queries with Microsoft Defender for Endpoint.

Permissions

One of the following permissions is required to call this API. To learn more, including how to choose permissions, see Use Microsoft Defender for Endpoint APIs for details.

Permission type Permission Permission display name
Application Software.Read.All 'Read Threat and Vulnerability Management Software information'
Delegated (work or school account) Software.Read 'Read Threat and Vulnerability Management Software information'

HTTP request

GET /api/Software

Request headers

Name Type Description
Authorization String Bearer {token}. Required.

Request body

Empty

Response

If successful, this method returns 200 OK with the software inventory in the body.

Example

Request example

Here is an example of the request.

GET https://api.securitycenter.microsoft.com/api/Software

Response example

Here is an example of the response.

{
    "@odata.context": "https://api.securitycenter.microsoft.com/api/$metadata#Software",
    "value": [
            {
                "id": "microsoft-_-edge",
                "name": "edge",
                "vendor": "microsoft",
                "weaknesses": 467,
                "publicExploit": true,
                "activeAlert": false,
                "exposedMachines": 172,
                "impactScore": 2.39947438
            }
            ...
        ]
}

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