Inactive [INFO/ADMIN] LogBlock v1.54 - Enderdragon Logging! Tree Grow Logging! [1.4.5]

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    Version: 1.50​
    Find and Backroll those Damn Griefers
    LogBlock release are on DevBukkit:

    LogBlock dev builds:

    Please read the installation guide

    I won't port LogBlock myself to mcAPI. Source code is available, so it shouldn't be to difficult for someone else to do it, also I'm still here. so I can answer questions. If there is more than one willing, that's up to you to handle that.

    The reasons I take this step, are the usual: I quit playing Minecraft about 5 months ago and lastly I was struggling to keep up with updates. The developement of Guardian made slow progress, so I fear it won't be ready to fully replace LB in time.

    Download latest dev build: Jenkins
    View the source code: GitHub
    Table of contents:
    1. Description
    2. Features
    3. Why to use LogBlock
    4. Example command
    5. Older versions
    6. Change log
    7. Todo list / feature requests
    8. Permission nodes
    9. Plugins supporting this
    10. Support the dev
    11. How to post error messages
    12. Advertizing

    LogBlock logs block changes into a MySQL database. Block changes can be placed or destroyed block, explosions, burned blocks, sign text changes, chest access, leaves decay etc.
    It can be used as griefer identification tool, to find out who build a particular building, or even roll back changes by certain players. Other purposes can be e.g: Undoing of forest fires
    All additional features are optional, to keep the database as short as possible. All database actions run in their own threads to avoid server lags.
    The use of permissions plugin (or any clone) is possible, but not necessary.
    Uses Spout for chest logging (but it's fully optional, and there is no need for the client mod at all).

    • Logging for block placing, block braking, fire, explosions, leaves decay, signtexts, lava flow and chest content
    • Very mighty commands system, not only allowing to rollback and redo, but also to tp to blockchanges, delete log ingame etc. Full list of commands.
    • Many parameters for lookup/rollback/redo/tp/clearlog commands: Block changes of one ore more player, in a specific area, in a world edit selection, specific block types only, block changes older or newer that a specific date, destroyed/created block only, in a different world and combinations of all these parameters. Full list of parameters.
    • Rebuilding map after importing a backup (/lb redo)
    • Last parameter to use the parameters of the last command
    • Quick ingame lookup of block history a wood pickaxe or a bedrock block.
    • All commands accessible from console (exept tools :D)
    • Custom queries for tools.
    • Different tool modes (lookup, rollback, redo, writelogfile and clearlog)
    • Saves block data like wool color, log type, torch adjustment, etc
    • Multiworld and multiserver support (some servers sharing the same database)
    • BigBrother log import
    • Loggable super pickaxe plugin (not to confuse with WorldEdit's super pickaxe)
    • API
    • Webstats
    Why to use LogBlock:

    Example commands: (thanks to tha d0ctor, read more about commands here)

    /lb rollback player fire since 1d3h – rolls back fire 1 day 3 hours
    /lb rollback player fire since 1d3h area 15 – rolls back fire 1 day 3 hours within a radius of 15 blocks

    /lb rollback player thad0ctor since 1h - rolls back thad0ctor 1 hour
    /lb rollback player thad0ctor since 1d area 5 – rolls back thad0ctor actions for the last day within 5 blocks
    /lb rollback area 10 since 1h30m - rolls back all modifications within 10 blocks since the list 1 hours and 30 mins
    /lb rollback area 10 before 06.11.2011 - roll back all changes in an area of 1o before June 11th, 2011
    /lb rollback player thad0ctor since 05:36:00 - roll back all changes of thad0ctor since 05:36 (server time)

    Download, Command, Configuration and Details:

    -> Full changelog
    • LogBlock v1.50 # 81 (Dez. 13, 2011)
      Works with CraftBukkit 1.0.1-R1
      • Feature: /lb me shows the total block count
      • Feature: Chest logging without spout
      • Feature: Enderdragon logging
      • Feature: Logging for tree and mushroom grow (thanks to MD5 for the api)
      • Fix: Area param works again with default radius
      • Fix: Rollbacks got slowed down a bit to avoid rare server crashes
      • Fix: If mysql username, password or database only consist of unquoted numbers, LB will read them now
      • Config: World configs changed totally, some names changed and all logging options are now in an own section
    • LogBlock v1.41 #63 (Nov. 15, 2011)
      Works with CraftBukkit recommended build #1337
      • Fix: Players with spawnTools permission are no longer allowed to spawn all tools.
      • Fix: Added a check to avoid "The permission xy is already defined!" errors
    • LogBlock v1.40 #60 (Nov. 09, 2011)
      Works with CraftBukkit recommended build #1337
      • Feature: Custom auto ClearLog
      • Feature: Reduced error spam. Instead of like 40 line of error code, there is now just a warning stating the MySQL con
      • Feature: The queue will now be dumped after 10 tries even when the MySQL server is connected
      • Feature: Custom material names, allows naming custom blocks
      • Feature: LogBlock will now respond to messages when started without MySQL connection
      • Fix: Log import runs now async
      • Fix: Log import errors won't crash the server
      • Fix: Console commands work again
      • Fix: You can now use upper case letter in tool names (I don't know why you even should, but ...)
      • Config: Added, clearlog.enableAutoClearlog in main config. Added materials.yml. Removed clearlog.keepLogDays
      • Permissions: Added 'logblock.spawnTools'
    • LogBlock v1.32 (Oct. 04, 2011)
      Works with CraftBukkit recommended build #1240
      • Feature: Player info logging: firstLogin, lastLogin, onlinetime, ip. No ingame lookup yet.
      • Feature: /lb queuesize to see the current queue size
      • Fix: Door logging logs now also fence gates
      • Fix: Bukkit api break in CB #1191
      • Fix: time restriction works now as intended. Thanks to xrobau
      • Fix: Players with insufficient permissions can't smuggle bedrock from one world to another
      • Config: Added logPlayerInfo
    • LogBlock v1.30 (Sep. 22, 2011)
      Works with CraftBukkit recommended build #1185
      • Feature: Chat lookup /lb chat player diddiz search +admin +sucks +dicks (more info)
      • Feature: Door logging
      • Feature: Dynamic tools, define your own tools
      • Feature: Use since and before to define a timespan
      • Feature: Enderman logging
      • Feature: cake logging (who ate it)
      • Config: Added logEndermen, logCakes and logDoors to world config and moved the tool section in main config.
      • Permissions: logblock.tool changed to and
        logblock.toolblock to
    Todo List:

    Permission Nodes:

    Plugins supporting Logblock:
    List (open)

    When you want to appear your plugin here, tell me about

    Support the developer (that's me :D):
    If you want to support me writing plugins or want to thank me for the plugin/support, you can: Suggest features I missed, report bugs (best with fix :D), donate via PayPal, flattr my plugins, gift me The Witcher 2 (thanks to newyoukdaily), 2x 1GB DDR1 modules (thanks to HonestFlames), or send me the inner life of a laptop or netbook with a broken display (need it to build a model aircraft, so there is no need for parts like display and keyboard).


    How to post error messages:

    I won't aswer questions to general MySQL setup/installation/what is MySQL (there are lots of good tutorials out there, use google)
    Please read the installation guide before asking a question about installation problems.
    Please read the FAQ before posting a error report. It may be solved there.
    In case of rollback or lookup problems: Type /lb savequeue and try again (when it's fixed then, it was a consumer problem, see FAQ)
    When you post error messages, it's important to paste the whole stack trace!

    Newyorkdailys Plugin Support Buisness (open)
    Still can't get LogBlock working, or any other plugin? Are you getting errors in your console and cant figure out why? Newyorkdaily offers Basic/Advanced Plugin support.
    • General/Advanced troubleshooting: FREE!
    • Plugin Installations: 1-2 Plugins - FREE!
    • 3 or More Plugins - $2
    Click on the link below to connect to him now!

    There is a LogBlock irc channel: #logblock at
    You can ask me on skype. My name is 'hawky.diddiz'.
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    No matter what, I always get Zero Results.

    Nobody has permissions to be hidden, and nothing says it should not be working, but it isn't. It's successfully connected, it has created the tables, but it isn't filling them. I would really love your help because I can't do anything without it. I don't know who not to trust, everyone is friendly, and it's driving me mad.

    Things I've checked:
    Proper connection
    Correct World Names
    Existence of tables in DB
    Possible Permissions loophole
    All the forums

    What could it be?
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    Hey there, I have been quite impressed of what your plugin can do in videos, but recently i started a server and I tried setting up logblock on it. It all seemed to be fine (mysql, config, etc) but then when i tried to log something it kept saying that no changes had occurred, even though I literally just broke/placed a block. Same problem comes up when i try to roll back - no changes made by the player. Please, please, please help, i can send you all our config and etc.
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    Need help here!!!!????.....

    2012-02-11 01:40:32 [SEVERE] Could not load 'plugins/Spout.jar' in folder 'plugins': null
    at org.bukkit.plugin.SimplePluginManager.loadPlugins(
    at org.bukkit.craftbukkit.CraftServer.loadPlugins(
    at org.bukkit.craftbukkit.CraftServer.<init>(
    at net.minecraft.server.ServerConfigurationManager.<init>(
    at net.minecraft.server.MinecraftServer.init(
    Caused by: error in opening zip file
    at Method)
    at java.util.jar.JarFile.<init>(
    at java.util.jar.JarFile.<init>(
    ... 7 more
    2012-02-11 01:40:33 [SEVERE] Could not load 'plugins/spout-dev-SNAPSHOT.jar' in folder 'plugins': null
    at org.bukkit.plugin.SimplePluginManager.loadPlugins(
    at org.bukkit.craftbukkit.CraftServer.loadPlugins(
    at org.bukkit.craftbukkit.CraftServer.<init>(
    at net.minecraft.server.ServerConfigurationManager.<init>(
    at net.minecraft.server.MinecraftServer.init(
    Caused by: Jar does not contain plugin.yml
    ... 8 more
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    When a user tries to rollback on LB 1.50, and uses the wrong syntax /lb rollback name since 5d for example, I got a whole mess of errors and everybody disconnects. I assume 1.1 R4 handles errors differently and maybe bukkit is really pissed about the way LB tries to report an error. Quick snippet:

    ^ a ton of errors like this immediately after the below.
    1. 17.02 12:15:22 [Server] INFO at de.diddiz.LogBlock.QueryParams.parseArgs(
    2. 17.02 12:15:22 [Server] INFO java.lang.IllegalArgumentException: Not a valid argument: 'ryuuzoki'
    3. 17.02 12:15:22 [Server] WARNING [LogBlock] Exception in commands handler
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    I do not have that for some reason all I have is creeper explosions?
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    yeah, it's all set to true but


    I had to uninstall worldguard/edit and let logblock install it for me, then reinstall them myself.
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    This plugin is beast!!!

    I use MySql on my server hosting.. Works great!!!

    CHeck out my server!! IT has LogBlock installed if anybody needs help with it :thumb:

    EDIT by Moderator: merged posts, please use the edit button instead of double posting.
    Last edited by a moderator: Jul 18, 2016
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    im not too familiar with lb so can someone tell me what this command does?
    /lb rollback chestaccess [username] radius3 time 10m
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    Thank you!
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    Well first off you need to change the "time" to "since 10m" as for the actual command and all of it's variables... I'd say it'll roll back any chest access? (Lol no really now...) I'm not to familiar with LogBlock's chest abilities soooo... yeah ;)
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    Someone was working on, but I think he quit ...
    And some spout things, as the bukkit block data is a byte.
    It rollbacks all chest accessen (in and out) from player username within 3 blocks radius since the last 10 minutes.
    Update to dev, it's fixed there.
    Remove the spout jars
    That's not correct, MD_5 does far more than I.
    At least I'll release an official LB update, there queued up lot's of changes in the dev builds.
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    This plguin fails, it writes to my remote database when I did the first install then it does not log anything to it, no log plugin works anymore this is bullshit.
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    Keep cool and check your world config.
    "/lb logging" can also help
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    Way to answer my question Diddiz, the issue of LogBlock randomly stopping working is still unresolved for me and you have failed to help me with it.
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    What do you think this is?
    Did you pay for his plugin, did you pay for his help?
    He is doing this out of kind heart and this how you act.

    Maybe he missed your post.
    You know he is helping hundreds of other people here.
    The world doesn't revolve around you.

    You're lucky he provides help at all.
    As a matter of fact; he helps more people with his plugin than any other plugin dev I've seen here.

    You don't deserve to be helped at all now.
    Fix it yourself you inconsiderate prick.
    I hate people like you, don't respect anything or anyone.
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    Help please?

    [SEVERE] [LogBlock] Error while fetching connection:
    com.mysql.jdbc.exceptions.jdbc4.CommunicationsException: Communications link failure

    The last packet sent successfully to the server was 0 milliseconds ago. The driver has not received any packets from the server.
    at sun.reflect.NativeConstructorAccessorImpl.newInstance0(Native Method)
    at sun.reflect.NativeConstructorAccessorImpl.newInstance(
    at sun.reflect.DelegatingConstructorAccessorImpl.newInstance(
    at java.lang.reflect.Constructor.newInstance(
    at com.mysql.jdbc.Util.handleNewInstance(
    at com.mysql.jdbc.SQLError.createCommunicationsException(
    at com.mysql.jdbc.MysqlIO.<init>(
    at com.mysql.jdbc.ConnectionImpl.coreConnect(
    at com.mysql.jdbc.ConnectionImpl.connectOneTryOnly(
    at com.mysql.jdbc.ConnectionImpl.createNewIO(
    at com.mysql.jdbc.ConnectionImpl.<init>(
    at com.mysql.jdbc.JDBC4Connection.<init>(
    at sun.reflect.NativeConstructorAccessorImpl.newInstance0(Native Method)
    at sun.reflect.NativeConstructorAccessorImpl.newInstance(
    at sun.reflect.DelegatingConstructorAccessorImpl.newInstance(
    at java.lang.reflect.Constructor.newInstance(
    at com.mysql.jdbc.Util.handleNewInstance(
    at com.mysql.jdbc.ConnectionImpl.getInstance(
    at com.mysql.jdbc.NonRegisteringDriver.connect(
    at java.sql.DriverManager.getConnection(
    at java.sql.DriverManager.getConnection(
    at de.diddiz.util.MySQLConnectionPool.getConnection(
    at de.diddiz.LogBlock.LogBlock.getConnection(
    at de.diddiz.LogBlock.LogBlock.onLoad(
    at org.bukkit.craftbukkit.CraftServer.loadPlugins(
    at org.bukkit.craftbukkit.CraftServer.<init>(
    at net.minecraft.server.ServerConfigurationManager.<init>(
    at net.minecraft.server.MinecraftServer.init(
    Caused by: Connection refused
    at Method)
    at com.mysql.jdbc.StandardSocketFactory.connect(
    at com.mysql.jdbc.MysqlIO.<init>(
    ... 23 more
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    MySQL server didn't respond. Did you set your MySQL data in LB config properly.
    I may have overlooked your post. Please provide more data, like server.log from a serverstart and when LB stopps, and what command you exactly used.

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    Is this plugin ready for 1.2? :)
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    Yup, there is no depreciated code in the dev builds.
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    OK, i realize I'm sounding like a complete idiot here, but I need to learn sometime don't I? Where/how do I get my mysql information? let me know what info you need and I'll give it to you ASAP.​

    EDIT 1: anyone could reply to this. any/all help I can get will be appreciated.

    EDIT 3: I have not set up anything for mysql before, it seemed that i never needed it before...
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    I love you.
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    Questioner doesn't seem to be working, but your correct, so thank you for your work :)
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    The next recommended build is for Minecraft 1.2, R5, and I and everyone who uses this plugin will greatly appreciate it if you can get a head start on the plugin so it's update to support the new revision when Minecraft 1.2 is officially released along with Bukkit R5.
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    If you use a hosted minecraft server, you hoster likely provides a MySQL server, otherwise you have to rely on the free mysql servers ( for example), but these are usually really slow.
    If you have root access, install MySQL:
    The questioner is another thing^^
    I have an update prepared, but not released yet, will come with next LB version.
    The latest release will fail, but the current dev builds should work, except there will be extraordinary changes.
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    I have enabled the plugin, the console says, that everything is alright, but when i try it (took a block of bedrock at a place, where i just destroy a block) the come "no results found".

    Whats going on there?
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    I've this too. I do the world.txt config like:

    But when i put it in the Selver folder, and when i restart it doesn't work. everything was set back to false if i open it again.

    I tried replaceing it when the Server is down but everything still gets set to "false"

    There are no error Messages due the Startup.

    I Looked in the Wiki and the FAQ. Who can help?
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    Hi DiddiZ! First I want to thank you for this amazing plugin :) Your are helping a lot :) Gonna spare some money for donating to you.. :) But when I have connected correct to my Fragnet MySql server I get a SQL Queue and it's getting larger and larger and is not logging any blocks? It works on a local server when there is 2 on but when there is 15 - 20 players mining and placing blocks it can't log it? I don't have any errors in the log..
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    is it going to work with the new R5?

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