GetActivityLog

Obtain the Activity Log that matches passed criteria

Request Parameters

Parameter Type Description Required
action string “GetActivityLog” Required
limitstart int The offset for the returned log data (default: 0) Optional
limitnum int The number of records to return (default: 25) Optional
userid int The ID of the user to obtain the log for Optional
date string The date of the activity log to retrieve in localised format (eg 01/01/2016) Optional
user string The name of the user to retrieve the log entries for Optional
description string Search the log for a specific string Optional
ipaddress string The IP Address to search the activity log for Optional

Response Parameters

Parameter Type Description
result string The result of the operation: success or error
totalresults int The total number of results available
startnumber int The starting number for the returned results
activity array The activity log entries returned

Example Request (CURL)

$ch = curl_init();
curl_setopt($ch, CURLOPT_URL, 'https://www.example.com/includes/api.php');
curl_setopt($ch, CURLOPT_POST, 1);
curl_setopt($ch, CURLOPT_POSTFIELDS,
    http_build_query(
        array(
            'action' => 'GetActivityLog',
            // See https://developers.whmcs.com/api/authentication
            'username' => 'IDENTIFIER_OR_ADMIN_USERNAME',
            'password' => 'SECRET_OR_HASHED_PASSWORD',
            'description' => 'Cron Job',
            'responsetype' => 'json',
        )
    )
);
curl_setopt($ch, CURLOPT_RETURNTRANSFER, 1);
$response = curl_exec($ch);
curl_close($ch);

Example Request (Local API)

$command = 'GetActivityLog';
$postData = array(
    'description' => 'Cron Job',
);
$adminUsername = 'ADMIN_USERNAME'; // Optional for WHMCS 7.2 and later

$results = localAPI($command, $postData, $adminUsername);
print_r($results);

Example Response JSON

{
    "result": "success",
    "totalresults": 2,
    "startnumber": 0,
    "activity": {
        "entry": [
            {
                "id": 2,
                "clientId": 0,
                "userId": 0,
                "adminId": 1,
                "date": "2021-01-01 06:56:49",
                "description": "Cron Job: Check for Updates: No new updates available",
                "username": "admin",
                "ipaddress": "172.18.0.1",
                "userid": 0
            },
            {
                "id": 1,
                "clientId": 0,
                "userId": 0,
                "adminId": 1,
                "date": "2021-01-01 06:56:49",
                "description": "Cron Job: Perform WHMCS Update Check",
                "username": "admin",
                "ipaddress": "172.18.0.1",
                "userid": 0
            }
        ]
    }
}

Version History

Version Changelog
1.0 Initial Version