How to check from linux command line if specific jira add-on is enabled? (For monitoring)

Hello,

For monitoring purposes, please suggest, how to check from linux command line if specific JIRA add-on is enabled?

I hope there is better option than digging through JIRA logs to get last status.

BR,

Andris

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The logs are about the only way to do it.  And they're not reliable because it is possible to turn off add-ons without lines going into the logs.

You could read the database for the "add-on enabled" flag.  That's more reliable than the logs, but not really "command line"

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Hi Andris, 

 

As Nic said, this won't be so reliable due the possibility of turn off add-ons. Also, sometimes add-ons have submodules which means, you can have the plugin enable, but a sub-module disable which can cause a false/positive return. 

But if you don't want to go deep, and just check the status by logs, looking for the add-on name. You could create a script using a tail -f (to check in real time) and to use some |grep to check if that add on was started or you are getting some error into the logs. 

 

Regards, 

Renato 

 

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