Get audit events

In this code snippet you see how to get a list of audit events.


You will need to ensure that the following replaceable values are set in the example code using any convenient method:

Key Description
VONAGE_API_KEY Your Vonage API key (see it on your dashboard).
VONAGE_API_SECRET Your Vonage API secret (also available on your dashboard).

In the following example the Create an application and Initialize your dependencies procedures are optional.


A Vonage application contains the required configuration for your project. You can create an application using the Vonage CLI (see below) or via the dashboard. To learn more about applications see our Vonage concepts guide.

Install the CLI

npm install -g nexmo-cli

Create an application

Once you have the CLI installed you can use it to create a Vonage application. Run the following command and make a note of the application ID that it returns. This is the value to use in NEXMO_APPLICATION_ID in the example below. It will also create private.key in the current directory which you will need in the Initialize your dependencies step

Vonage needs to connect to your local machine to access your answer_url. We recommend using ngrok to do this. Make sure to change in the examples below to your own ngrok URL.

nexmo app:create "Get Events" --keyfile private.key

Create a file named and add the following code:

source "../"

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Write the code

Add the following to

curl "" \

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Run your code

Save this file to your machine and run it:


Try it out

Run the command in a shell. The call will retrieve a list of audit events.