Queries the server time of the previous cursor based on a cursor.

Request syntax

aliyunlog log get_previous_cursor_time --project_name=<value> --logstore_name=<value> --shard_id=<value> --cursor=<value> [--normalize=<value>] [--access-id=<value>] [--access-key=<value>] [--sts-token=<value>] [--region-endpoint=<value>] [--client-name=<value>] [--jmes-filter=<value>] [--format-output=<value>] [--decode-output=<value>]

Request parameters

The following table describes the required and specific parameters of the get_previous_cursor_time command.
Parameter Type Required Example Description
--project_name String Yes aliyun-test-project The name of the project.
--logstore_name String Yes logstroe-a The name of the Logstore.
--shard_id String Yes 0 The ID of the shard.
--cursor String Yes MTYxNDc1MDAyNzM3MzIwNTcxNA== The cursor that is used to query a timestamp.
--normalize Boolean No false Specifies whether to replace the specified cursor with the nearest cursor if no data is collected at the specified cursor.
  • true: The specified cursor is replaced by the nearest cursor.
  • false: The specified cursor is not replaced by the nearest cursor.
For information about the global parameters of the Log Service command-line interface (CLI), see Global parameters.


  • Sample requests
    Query the server time of the previous cursor based on a specified cursor. Run the following command:
    aliyunlog log get_previous_cursor_time --project_name="aliyun-test-project" --logstore_name="logstore-a" --shard_id=1 --cursor="MTYxNDc1MDAyNzM3MzI1ODg3MQ=="
  • Sample responses
    {"cursor_time": 1620037252}