How to search in all already completed build logs?

I have 60+ Bamboo build agents. I want to find all build logs which have inside them a text string.


Is there a way to "grep" in all the logs?


May be there are certain approaches which may allow me to simplify the task. For each build I may see it's log as a regular text file (the file's URL is available at a Bamboo build page, it can be downloaded). Is there a place where all the files may be accessed via a command? May I iterate over each log one by one (REST API) using a programming language?

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Hello Andrey,

Build logs are saved in $BAMBOO_HOME/xml-data/builds/PROJ-PLAN-JOB1/download-data/build_logs.

You can use a command like this inside this directory:

cat *.log | grep abcde


  • PROJ-PLAN-JOB1 is the full key
  • abcde is the text string to be searched.

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Thanks in advance!

Kind regards,
Felipe Kraemer
Atlassian Support

I need to iterate across all build agents, across all past builds and their logs. I have a bug in my own scripts and I want to find in logs known "sign" - text string - of the bug. I do not know anything about build names (the script is universal for all projects), build times and so on.

Sorry, got it! The path is at the heading system. It works.

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