How to tell if a plugin is used in a Bamboo build plan?

Ken Wood
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June 9, 2014

We are planning to upgrade from Bamboo 4.4.5 to the latest version. It turns out that many of the plugins we have in our 4.4.5 instance are not available in a compatible version with the latest Bamboo. I know some of the plugins were originally installed 'on speculation' that we might use them, and probably are not being used.

I'd like to know for sure what plugins are actually being used. We have almost 800 build plans, so manually looking at every job is not an option.

Is there something in the admin section of bamboo that I've missed that will list the plugins being used? Or, a database query I can use to see what plugins are being used?

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Felipe Kraemer
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June 10, 2014

Hi Ken,

You can check which plugins are currently installed in your 4.4.5 instance by going to Bamboo Administration > Plugins > Manage Add-Ons. There you can see all the User-installed add-ons.

To check which plans use which plugins, you can connect to your database and run this SQL query:

SELECT p.title AS project, b.title AS plan,
(SUBSTRING(bd.xml_definition_data,
        (LOCATE('<pluginKey>', bd.xml_definition_data)) +11,
        (LOCATE('</pluginKey>', bd.xml_definition_data) - 11 - LOCATE('<pluginKey>', bd.XML_DEFINITION_DATA)))) AS plugin_key
  FROM build             AS b
  JOIN build_definition  AS bd ON b.build_id = bd.build_id
  JOIN project           AS p  ON b.project_id = p.project_id
WHERE plugin_key IS NOT NULL
ORDER BY project, plan;

NOTE: This query might not work depending on the database you use. This works with HSQL at least.

This retrieves the Project name, the Plan name, and the keys of the plugins they use. If you just want to see the keys of the plugins being used regardless of project or plan, this SQL query can tell you that:

SELECT DISTINCT
(SUBSTRING(bd.xml_definition_data,
        (LOCATE('<pluginKey>', bd.xml_definition_data)) +11,
        (LOCATE('</pluginKey>', bd.xml_definition_data) - 11 - LOCATE('<pluginKey>', bd.XML_DEFINITION_DATA)))) AS plugin_key
  FROM build             AS b
  JOIN build_definition  AS bd ON b.build_id = bd.build_id
  JOIN project           AS p  ON b.project_id = p.project_id
WHERE plugin_key IS NOT NULL;

NOTE: This query might not work depending on the database you use. This works with HSQL at least.

Then you can compare the Add-ons page with the query results, and uninstall the user-installed plugins not being used.

I hope this helps!

Kind regards,
Felipe Kraemer
Atlassian Support

Ken Wood
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June 16, 2014

With a few tweaks to work with mySql, it worked perfectly. Thanks!

Thomas Tilgner August 6, 2020

@keni know this is a rather old but still relevant issue

Do you still have the modified query for mysql somewhere?

 

Thanks :)

Thomas Tilgner August 12, 2020

Managed to get this working on our mysql installation:

SELECT DISTINCT
(SUBSTRING(bd.xml_definition_data,
(LOCATE('<pluginKey>', bd.xml_definition_data)) +11,
(LOCATE('</pluginKey>', bd.xml_definition_data) - 11 - LOCATE('<pluginKey>', bd.XML_DEFINITION_DATA)))) AS plugin_key
FROM BUILD AS b
JOIN BUILD_DEFINITION AS bd ON b.build_id = bd.build_id
JOIN PROJECT AS p ON b.project_id = p.project_id
HAVING plugin_key IS NOT NULL and plugin_key != '';


SELECT p.title AS project, b.title AS plan,
(SUBSTRING(bd.xml_definition_data,
(LOCATE('<pluginKey>', bd.xml_definition_data)) +11,
(LOCATE('</pluginKey>', bd.xml_definition_data) - 11 - LOCATE('<pluginKey>', bd.XML_DEFINITION_DATA)))) AS plugin_key
FROM BUILD AS b
JOIN BUILD_DEFINITION AS bd ON b.build_id = bd.build_id
JOIN PROJECT AS p ON b.project_id = p.project_id
HAVING plugin_key IS NOT NULL and plugin_key != ''
ORDER BY project, plan;
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