lightning-getlog – Command to show logs.

SYNOPSIS

getlog [level]

DESCRIPTION

The getlog the RPC command to show logs, with optional log level.

  • level: A string that represents the log level (broken, unusual, info, debug, or io). The default is info.

EXAMPLE JSON REQUEST

{
  "id": 82,
  "method": "getlog",
  "params": {
    "level": "debug"
  }
}

RETURN VALUE

On success, a object will be return with the following parameters:

  • created_at: An floating point value that represents the UNIX timestamp when logging began.
  • bytes_used: A string that represents the dimension in bytes of the log file.
  • bytes_max: An integer that represents the max dimension in bytes of log file.
  • log: An array of objects where each element contains the following proprieties:
  • type: A string that represents the log level. The propriety can have an value equal to SKIPPED to indicate the existence of omitted entries.
  • time: A floating point value that represents the time since created_at.
  • source: A string that represents the source of line.
  • log: A string that represents the content of line.
  • num_skipped: An integer that it is present only if the log level is equal to SKIPPED.

On failure, one of the following error codes may be returned:

  • -32602: Error in given parameters.

EXAMPLE JSON RESPONSE

{
   "created_at": "1598192543.820753463",
   "bytes_used": 89285843,
   "bytes_max": 104857600,
   "log": [
      {
         "type": "SKIPPED",
         "num_skipped": 45
      },
      {
         "type": "INFO",
         "time": "0.453627568",
         "source": "plugin-autopilot.py",
         "log": "RPC method 'autopilot-run-once' does not have a docstring."
      }
   ]
}

AUTHOR

Vincenzo Palazzo <vincenzo.palazzo@protonmail.com> wrote the initial version of this man page, but many others did the hard work of actually implementing this rpc command.