Last Log for Jira comes with a dedicated REST API. The following features can be used through the API:

  • View all log files - specify various parameters and view exactly the output you need.
  • View thread dump - if you are a Jira system administrator you can quickly access the current thread dump.
  • Kill a thread - with great power comes great responsibility - Jira system administrators can even kill a thread.


View log files

Available for Jira administrators and system administrators

List all available log files

<base>/rest/lastlog/1.0/log

View a specific log file {filename}

<base>/rest/lastlog/1.0/log/{filename}

Parameters

Parameter nameInput
maxEntriesNumber of lines (integer)
reverseInvert order of output (boolean)
querySearch string (string)
regexSearch by regex (boolean)
excludeExclude search string (string)
casesensitiveSearch case sensitiv (boolean)


An example link can be found after executing a custom search.

Example
<base>/rest/lastlog/1.0/log/atlassian-jira.log?query=&maxEntries=500&exclude=&reverse=false&regex=false&casesensitive=false

Show thread dump

Only available for Jira system administrators

<base>/rest/lastlog/1.0/threads

Kill a thread

Only available for Jira system administrators.

Be careful. Killing. the wrong thread can seriously harm your instance!

<base>/rest/lastlog/1.0/threads/kill/{id}