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Debug logging for the Stash server

This section describes how to enable debug level logging in Stash. Stash logs can be found in <STASH_HOME>/log.

When using the standard Stash distribution, logs for the Tomcat webserver that hosts Stash can be found in <Stash installation directory>/log.

Enabling debug logging via the UI

To enable debug logging from the Stash admin area, choose Logging and Profiling (under 'Support') and select Enable debug logging.

Enabling debug logging on startup

To enable debug logging whenever Stash is started, edit the <STASH_HOME>/stash-config.properties file (if this file doesn't exist then you should create it) and add the following two lines:

logging.logger.ROOT=DEBUG
logging.logger.com.atlassian.stash=DEBUG

Enabling debug logging at runtime

To enable debug logging for the root logger once Stash has been started, run the following two commands in your terminal:

curl -u <ADMIN_USERNAME> -v -X PUT -d "" -H "Content-Type: application/json" <BASE_URL>/rest/api/latest/logs/rootLogger/debug
curl -u <ADMIN_USERNAME> -v -X PUT -d "" -H "Content-Type: application/json" <BASE_URL>/rest/api/latest/logs/logger/com.atlassian.stash/debug

# e.g.
curl -u admin -v -X PUT -d "" -H "Content-Type: application/json" http://localhost:7990/rest/api/latest/logs/rootLogger/debug
curl -u admin -v -X PUT -d "" -H "Content-Type: application/json" http://localhost:7990/rest/api/latest/logs/logger/com.atlassian.stash/debug

To enable debug logging for a specific logger, run the following command in your terminal:

curl -u <ADMIN_USERNAME> -v -X PUT -d "" -H "Content-Type: application/json" <BASE_URL>/rest/api/latest/logs/logger/<LOGGER_NAME>/debug

# e.g.
curl -u admin -v -X PUT -d "" -H "Content-Type: application/json" http://localhost:7990/rest/api/latest/logs/logger/com.atlassian.crowd/debug

Debug logging for Git operations on the client

Atlassian Support might request DEBUG logs for Git operations (on the client) when troubleshooting issues. You can enable DEBUG logging on the Git client by setting the following variables.

On Linux

Execute the following in the command line before executing the Git command:

export GIT_TRACE_PACKET=1
export GIT_TRACE=1 
export GIT_CURL_VERBOSE=1

On Windows

Execute the following in the command line before executing the Git command:

set GIT_TRACE_PACKET=1
set GIT_TRACE=1 
set GIT_CURL_VERBOSE=1