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A job represents the asynchronous execution of an operation. Progress information can be acquired by periodically querying this resource.

Request parameters


The response format. The default response format is html.

Values: html | json| pjson

Example usage

Below is a sample request URL for an individual job resource:

JSON Response syntax

  "jobid": "<jobID>",
  "status": "<status>",
  "totalsteps": <total steps>,
  "currentstep": <current step>,
  "stepInfo": [ "<msg1>", "<msg2>", ...],
  "operationResponse": <operation response>

JSON Response example

  "jobid": "jcbdbf7aa-385e-417a-b629-29a310895b9b",
  "status": "COMPLETED",
  "totalsteps": 3,
  "currentstep": 3,
  "stepInfo": [
    "Stopping the service 'USA' on  machine 'MACHINE.DOMAIN.COM'",
    "Saving edits to the configuration store",
    "Starting the service 'USA' on machine 'MACHINE.DOMAIN.COM'",
    "Stopping the service 'USA' on machine 'MACHINE.DOMAIN.COM'"
  "operationResponse": {
    "status": "error","messages": [
      "service failed to start"
    "detail": {
      "service": "USA.MapServer",
      "state": "FAILED",
      "message": "",
      "machines": [
          "machine": "MACHINE.DOMAIN.COM",
          "state": "FAILED","reports": [
              "state": "FAILED",
              "message": "Cannot open file \\server\share\USA.MSD.
               The system cannot find the file specified or it is inaccessible to the server."