Is it possible to restrict or monitor the JIRA rest actions ?

Is there any solutions to restrict rest pai for some JIRA users ?
Or to monitor the rest activity other than using the http login file ?
Thanks

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Thomas Deiler Community Champion Feb 01, 2018

Dear @Quentin Bellego,

restrict the API: either on or off.

But for monitoring, you have a chance. There are some real time log file analyzer. There you configure a pattern and then they throw an alert when found.

Nagios can do such things - but there are other products, too.

So long

Thomas

You can't turn the Jira REST access off - Jira itself uses  it.

You could try restricting by headers in your networking (i.e. when it comes from Jira or a server running an allowed integration, grant access)

Thomas Deiler Community Champion Feb 01, 2018

@Nic Brough [Adaptavist], you are so right! That was last in 6.4.14 possible. But who on earth would really like to disable the REST API? That's the main feature of Jira ;)

@Quentin BellegoNic is right. You cannot turn it off in Jira. But you can restrict the specific API URLs and let localhost requests pass through within a proxy in front of Jira. This would also mean, that you could disable some of the REST calls, only.

The side effect - logging will be inclusive.

So long

Thomas

Thomas Deiler Community Champion Feb 05, 2018

Dear @Quentin Bellego,

could you figure out my proposal? Do you need more help?

So long

Thomas

perfect thanks for your answer !

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