Get the list of all JQL's fired in JIRA

I am interested in getting all the JQL's that are fired by a JIRA instance, the atlassian-jira-slow-queries.log will only log the queries that take > 400ms to that leaves me with remaining queries that take < 400 ms to execute.

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Every jql query internally fires a database query. The slow query logs actually display the sql queries. The complete list will almost cannot end.

All JQLs fire SQL ? whats the purpose of Lucene Indexes ?

I don't think Sateesh meant to say that. JQL doesn't generally run much SQL against your database - it does check permissions, but most of the work in a search is done against the Lucence index. So whatever you're really looking for here, you're probably looking in the wrong place. Could you explain why you think you want to do this? What's the problem you're trying to solve by looking at JQL activity?

I am looking for all JQL's fired during a time period and optimize them...well i understand if a JQL takes <400ms there is nothing to worry about it..still checking out if i can get the complete list.

You can't "optimise" JQL. It's not SQL.

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If you must, turn on access logs and use some tools like the ELK stack to drill down the JQL calls.

hmm looks like an option. will try it

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From my older book "Practical JIRA Plugins" (O'Reilly):


You can display the original JQL query and its associated Lucene query in the JIRA log file by adding the following lines to file: = \ INFO, console, filelog = false 

but this is likely to impact your JIRA performance

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