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?

1 answer

1 accepted

This widget could not be displayed.

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.

If this answer was helpful, please allow me to ask you to mark my answer as accepted in order to have it in the top of the thread, also helping other customers.

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.

Suggest an answer

Log in or Sign up to answer
Community showcase
Posted Tuesday in Jira

What modern development practices are at the heart of how your team delivers software?

Hey Community mates! Claire here from the Software Product Marketing team. We all know software development changes rapidly, and it's often tough to keep up. But from our research, we've found the h...

206 views 1 3
Join discussion

Atlassian User Groups

Connect with like-minded Atlassian users at free events near you!

Find a group

Connect with like-minded Atlassian users at free events near you!

Find my local user group

Unfortunately there are no AUG chapters near you at the moment.

Start an AUG

You're one step closer to meeting fellow Atlassian users at your local meet up. Learn more about AUGs

Groups near you