We wanted to fetch reports kind of data for our Jira cloud site e.g. users logged in in past N days. We wanted to check frequency of users logging-in during weekend or for last one week or for last one month. We need these details so that we can plan our Jira migration task accordingly. Can this be achieved using REST APIs? or is there any other way by which we can fetch this kind of information?
That level of tracking is not yet available in the REST APIs, but admins can see last logins in the list of users - a manual check, yes, but it's a simple one.
If you're planning a migration though, it's not really a lot of use. You shouldn't actually be worrying about it. You should be simply telling all your users "Migration is happening at this time, you will not have access to the old system from that point"
When will that level of tracking be available?
My company's reporting system queries multiple databases including our Jira and GitLab DBs and combines the results. If we can't even have read access to last_login_date in a DB table we're paying Atlassian to host, my company management definitely won't migrate to Jira Cloud.
Your answer implied there was an intention to add that level of tracking to the REST API. True or false?
As it stands, my company will NOT adopt Jira Cloud because our DBA and Business Analyst cannot access its database.
If the UI was any substitute for database queries, no one would have asked the original question.
A Jira database has always been the ultimately terrible way to try to do any form of reporting.
Now you've moved to a SaaS version of it, where the database is inaccessible so you can't do bad things with it, it's a good thing that you have no database access, it forces you to do your reporting properly, including monitoring your user base.
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