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Delete Job


This operation deletes the specified asynchronous job being run by the geoprocessing service. If the current status of the job is SUBMITTED or EXECUTING, it will cancel the job. Regardless of status, it will remove all information about the job from the system. To cancel a job in progress without removing information, use the Cancel Job operation.

Request parameters


The response format. The default response format is html.

Values: html | json | pjson

Response properties


If the delete operation succeeds, a status of success is returned (code 200). If it fails, one of the following codes is returned:

  • 400: The request was bad or improper.
  • 401: The request was made by a user unauthorized to perform the operation.

Example usage

Below is a sample POST request for delete:

POST /webadaptor/admin/services/Maps/testMap.MapServer/jobs/j290c2d4e60364xx2a0c735fb9b68428a/delete HTTP/1.1
Content-Type: application/x-www-form-urlencoded
Content-Length: []


JSON Response example

The delete operation succeeded

{"status": "success"}

The delete operation did not succeed.

  "status": "error",
  "messages": ["Unable to delete job :[<jobID>]"],
  "code": 400