Link Configuration Changes not in Audit Log

Hi,

  I recently deleted a Link Type as Administrator and I could not find this change in the Audit Log. Is this a bug or a feature? Am I doing something wrong?

My version: Jira v6.4.11#64026

 

Thanks,

 

Max D

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Chen Mao Atlassian Team Apr 22, 2016

Hi Max,

According to the documentation, the Issue link operation is not recorded by the audit log.

However, you can enable http access log in which you can find the DeleteLinkType request made to the server. To give you an example, this is what you can find in this log :

0:0:0:0:0:0:0:1 i915x2776x1 karoui [22/Apr/2016:15:15:16 +0200] "POST http://localhost:8080/secure/admin/DeleteLinkType.jspa HTTP/1.1" - - - "http://localhost:8080/secure/admin/DeleteLinkType!default.jspa?id=10400" "Mozilla/5.0 (Macintosh; Intel Mac OS X 10_11_4) AppleWebKit/537.36 (KHTML, like Gecko) Chrome/49.0.2623.112 Safari/537.36" "1u3u2pe"

It contains the action (DeleteLinkType) you are performing and the id of the LinkType to be deleted.

I hope you find the above information useful.

Cheers,

Chen.

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Hi,

  thanks for this option. I find it only half-useful, as I would need to log any user action to find out if configuration relevant actions done by an admin were taken.

  Deleting link types and thus migrating links to a new type can be essential. Think about the "blocking" relationship vs. a "duplicate" relationship. If someone merges them together all information in JIRA about bugs might become useless. You are not even able to backtrack who did this. I am disappointed that this is not part of the audit log.

Regards,

Max D

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Chen Mao Atlassian Team Apr 24, 2016

Hi,

If you want to find out who initiated the action : In the http access log you can actually find the user who made the request (in my previous example it was "karoui").

Cheers,

Chen.

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