REST API - GET Job

Updated

This operation returns all the jobs in the CommCell environment. To get the list of jobs for a client, use the clientId parameter.

Request

Syntax

GET <webservice>/Job?clientId={clientId}&completedJobLookupTime={completedJobLookupTime}&jobCategory={jobCategory}&jobFilter={jobFilter} HTTP/1.1

Host: <host name>

Accept: application/xml

Authtoken: <authentication token>

where <webservice> is the root path used to route the API requests to the Web Server.

For more information, see Available Web Services for REST API.

Request Parameters

Name

Description

Required

clientId

The client ID for the client. If the client ID is not known, use the GET Client API to retrieve it.

No

completedJobLookupTime

Time in seconds.

No

jobCategory

The category of the job. If the jobCategory parameter is not used, the GET Job API returns all jobs.

Valid values are: Active, Finished, All

No

jobFilter

The type of job. If the jobFilter parameter is not used, the GET Job API returns backup jobs.

This parameter supports:

  • Multiple job types - for example, Job?clientId=2&jobFilter=backup,restore returns both backup and restore job types.

  • All job types - for example, Job?clientId=2&jobFilter= returns all job types.

You can use text or numbers as values for the jobFilter parameter. For a list of valid values, see jobFilter Parameter Values.

No

Request Headers

Name

Description

Host

The host name of the Web Server or Web Console used in the API request.

Accept

The format of the response. Valid values are: application/xml or application/json.

Authtoken

The authentication token received after successfully logging on. For details on receiving an authentication token, see Authentication.

limit (optional)

The number of results to be listed in a page. Used for changing the paging limits. By default, the limit is 100 results per page.

offset (optional)

The number from which the results will be displayed. Used for changing the paging offsets. By default, the offset is 0. For example, if limit is 50 and offset is 0, the results are displayed from 1 to 50 (first page). If offset is 50, the results are displayed from 51 to 100 (second page).

Similarly, you will add additional offset numbers to display subsequent pages.

Response

Response Parameters

Parameter

Description

Element

totalRecordsWithoutPaging

The number of jobs returned by the GET Job API.

JobManager_JobListResponse

appTypeName

The name of the application.

Valid values are:

  • Exchange Database

  • File System

  • MySQL

  • NAS

  • Notes Database

  • Oracle

  • Oracle RAC

  • PostgreSQL

  • SAP for MAX DB

  • SAP for Oracle

  • SQL Server

  • Sybase Database

  • Virtual Server

jobSummary

backupLevel

The level of backup. Valid values are Full, Incremental, Differential, Synthetic Full

jobSummary

backupLevelName

The name of the backup job level. Valid values are Full, Incremental, Differential, Synthetic Full.

Note: For database agents, incremental backup jobs appear as Transaction Log.

jobSummary

backupSetName

The name of the backup set.

jobSummary

currentPhaseName

The name of the current job phase, for example, "Backup."

jobSummary

destClientName

The client name.

jobSummary

isAged

Valid values are True/False

jobSummary

isPreemtable

Indicates whether a high priority job can pre-empt this job or not. Valid values are 1/0

jobSummary

isVisible

Valid values are True/False.

jobSummary

jobElapsedTime

The time in seconds that the job ran.

jobSummary

jobId

The system-generated ID assigned to the job.

jobSummary

jobStartTime

The date and time the job started.

Valid values are UNIX-style timestamps (seconds since January 1, 1970).

jobSummary

jobType

The type of job, for example, "Backup."

jobSummary

lastUpdateTime

The date and time the job was last updated.

Valid values are UNIX-style timestamps (seconds since January 1, 1970).

jobSummary

localizedOperationName

The name of the localized operation.

jobSummary

localizedstatus

The localized value of the job status based on the input locale.

jobSummary

pendingReason

The reason a job is pending, for example, "Backup job has been suspended by user admin."

jobSummary

pendingReasonErrorCode

Errors that may show for a pending job.

jobSummary

percentComplete

The progress of the job shown as a percentage.

jobSummary

percentSavings

The percentage of space saved due to deduplication and compression, if employed.

jobSummary

sizeOfApplication

The amount of application data that was protected during the job.

jobSummary

sizeOfMediaOnDisk

Size of the data stored on the media. This is the size of the data after deduplication and compression, if employed. This amount also includes metadata information, so in some cases, it could be larger than the actual size of the backed up data.

jobSummary

status

The status of the job.

Valid values are:

  • Running

  • Waiting

  • Pending

  • Suspend

  • Suspended

  • Kill Pending

  • Interrupt Pending

  • Interrupted

  • Queued

  • Running (cannot be verified)

  • Abnormal Terminated Cleanup

  • Completed

  • Completed w/ one or more errors

  • Completed w/ one or more warnings

  • Committed

  • Failed

  • Failed to Start

  • Killed

jobSummary

statusColor

The color associated with the status in the status parameter.

jobSummary

subclientName

The name of the subclient associated with the job.

jobSummary

totalFailedFiles

The total number of files that failed during the job.

jobSummary

totalFailedFolders

The total number of folders that failed during the job.

jobSummary

totalNumOfFiles

The total number of files processed during the job.

jobSummary

Examples

Sample Request

This request returns backup jobs because the jobFilter parameter is not used.

GET <webservice>/Job?clientId=2 HTTP/1.1

Host: client.mydomain.com

Accept: application/xml

Authtoken: QSDK 38568012f4d1e8ee1841d283a47aa3ba78e124ea58354b5fc6

0f4dab8a63347d05cf5552484dafda3bfa4c5db84e580b1cb37bcf8e65b39f7f

8549a443e6f78a2c7be3f31b3d845e24776c835e498e8e883bb40c46bd15af4f

40ca94e823acedcdd4e9659e74b34a07a85c4586cd2ed914b6dce015874783ef7

68fda78183a4208930954a377f66eb56c8b92cexampl4s437a19317ca6ce7f323

3d5a01aca35dbad93468b833f2cf71010809006a937670adce711ca8be46638e8

Sample Response

<?xml version="1.0" encoding="UTF-8" standalone="no" ?>

<JobManager_JobListResponse totalRecordsWithoutPaging="3">

  <jobs>

    <jobSummary appTypeName="File System" backupSetName="defaultBackupSet" currentPhaseName="" destClientName="client001" isVisible="true" jobElapsedTime="271516" jobId="681" jobStartTime="1380294233" jobType="Backup" lastUpdateTime="1380565749" pendingReason="Killed by admin. Reason:[killing].&lt;br>Source: client001, Process: JobManager&#xA;Backup job has been suspended by user admin. Reason:[not responding].&lt;br>Source: client001, Process: JobManager&#xA;DeDuplication DB access path [C:\\DeDupDB] on MediaAgent [DOCLABHVHOST.commcell.com] is offline for Storage Policy Copy [ Policy_1 / Primary ]. Offline Reason: Cannot read from index cache directory.&lt;br>Source: client001, Process: JobManager" percentComplete="100.000000" percentSavings="0.000000" sizeOfApplication="0" sizeOfMediaOnDisk="0" status="Killed" statusColor="black" subclientName="default" totalFailedFiles="0" totalFailedFolders="0" totalNumOfFiles="0"/>

  </jobs>

  <jobs>

    <jobSummary appTypeName="File System" backupSetName="defaultBackupSet" currentPhaseName="Backup" destClientName="client001" isVisible="true" jobElapsedTime="300" jobId="707" jobStartTime="1380565903" jobType="Backup" lastUpdateTime="0" pendingReason="Backup job has been suspended by user admin. Reason:[v].&lt;br>Source: client001, Process: JobManager&#xA;DeDuplication DB access path [C:\DeDupDB] on MediaAgent [DOCLABHVHOST.commcell.com] is offline for Storage Policy Copy [ Policy_1 / Primary ]. Offline Reason: Cannot read from index cache directory.&lt;br>Source: client001, Process: JobManager" percentComplete="25.000000" percentSavings="0.000000" sizeOfApplication="0" sizeOfMediaOnDisk="0" status="Suspended" statusColor="black" subclientName="default" totalFailedFiles="0" totalFailedFolders="0" totalNumOfFiles="0"/>

  </jobs>

  <jobs>

    <jobSummary appTypeName="File System" backupSetName="defaultBackupSet" currentPhaseName="" destClientName="client001" isVisible="true" jobElapsedTime="0" jobId="795" jobStartTime="1381528835" jobType="Backup" lastUpdateTime="1381528835" pendingReason="Another backup is running for client [client001], iDataAgent [Windows File System], Backup Set [defaultBackupSet], Subclient [default].&lt;br>Source: client001, Process: JobManager" percentComplete="100.000000" percentSavings="0.000000" sizeOfApplication="0" sizeOfMediaOnDisk="0" status="Failed to Start" statusColor="redspan" subclientName="default" totalFailedFiles="0" totalFailedFolders="0" totalNumOfFiles="0"/>

  </jobs>

</JobManager_JobListResponse>

Sample Request

This request returns all active backup jobs for all clients as clientId parameter and jobFilter parameter is not used.

GET <webservice>/Job?jobCategory=Active HTTP/1.1

Host: <host name>

Accept: application/xml

Authtoken: QSDK 38568012f4d1e8ee1841d283a47aa3ba78e124ea58354b5fc6

0f4dab8a63347d05cf5552484dafda3bfa4c5db84e580b1cb37bcf8e65b39f7f

8549a443e6f78a2c7be3f31b3d845e24776c835e498e8e883bb40c46bd15af4f

40ca94e823acedcdd4e9659e74b34a07a85c4586cd2ed914b6dce015874783ef7

68fda78183a4208930954a377f66eb56c8b92cexampl4s437a19317ca6ce7f323

3d5a01aca35dbad93468b833f2cf71010809006a937670adce711ca8be46638e8

Sample Response

<?xml version="1.0" encoding="UTF-8" standalone="no" ?>

<JobManager_JobListResponse totalRecordsWithoutPaging="21">

<jobs>

<jobSummary appTypeName="Default Application Type Name" backupLevel="UNKNOWN_BKP_LEVEL" currentPhaseName="Submit message" destClientName="dkalevm2" isAged="false" isVisible="true" jobElapsedTime="626498" jobId="270" jobStartTime="1500905613" jobType="Demo - New Machine Request" lastUpdateTime="1500905615" localizedOperationName="Demo - New Machine Request" localizedStatus="Waiting" pendingReason="waiting on user informational action&lt;br>Source: dkalevm2, Process: Workflow" pendingReasonErrorCode="19:857" percentComplete="6" percentSavings="0" sizeOfApplication="0" sizeOfMediaOnDisk="0" status="Waiting" statusColor="black" totalFailedFiles="0" totalFailedFolders="0" totalNumOfFiles="0">

<subclient appName="Default Application Type Name" applicationId="0" backupsetId="0" clientId="2" clientName="dkalevm2" instanceId="0" subclientId="0"/>

</jobSummary>

</jobs>

<jobs>

<jobSummary appTypeName="Default Application Type Name" backupLevel="UNKNOWN_BKP_LEVEL" currentPhaseName="Submit message" destClientName="ftestvm2" isAged="false" isVisible="true" jobElapsedTime="621950" jobId="283" jobStartTime="1500910161" jobType="Demo - New Machine Request" lastUpdateTime="1500910163" localizedOperationName="Demo - New Machine Request" localizedStatus="Waiting" pendingReason="waiting on user informational action&lt;br>Source: ftestvm2, Process: Workflow" pendingReasonErrorCode="19:857" percentComplete="6" percentSavings="0" sizeOfApplication="0" sizeOfMediaOnDisk="0" status="Waiting" statusColor="black" totalFailedFiles="0" totalFailedFolders="0" totalNumOfFiles="0">

<subclient appName="Default Application Type Name" applicationId="0" backupsetId="0" clientId="4" clientName="ftestvm2" instanceId="0" subclientId="0"/>

</jobSummary>

</jobs>

<jobs>

<jobSummary appTypeName="Default Application Type Name" backupLevel="UNKNOWN_BKP_LEVEL" currentPhaseName="Submit message" destClientName="cmadvm2" isAged="false" isVisible="true" jobElapsedTime="613981" jobId="293" jobStartTime="1500918130" jobType="Demo - New Machine Request" lastUpdateTime="1500918132" localizedOperationName="Demo - New Machine Request" localizedStatus="Waiting" pendingReason="waiting on user informational action&lt;br>Source: cmadvm2, Process: Workflow" pendingReasonErrorCode="19:857" percentComplete="6" percentSavings="0" sizeOfApplication="0" sizeOfMediaOnDisk="0" status="Waiting" statusColor="black" totalFailedFiles="0" totalFailedFolders="0" totalNumOfFiles="0">

<subclient appName="Default Application Type Name" applicationId="0" backupsetId="0" clientId="6" clientName="cmadvm2" instanceId="0" subclientId="0"/>

</jobSummary>

</jobs>

</JobManager_JobListResponse>

Sample Request

This request returns all backup jobs in last 300 seconds for all clients as clientId parameter and jobFilter parameter is not used.

GET <webservice>/Job?completedJobLookupTime=300

Host: <host name>

Accept: application/xml

Authtoken: QSDK 38568012f4d1e8ee1841d283a47aa3ba78e124ea58354b5fc6

0f4dab8a63347d05cf5552484dafda3bfa4c5db84e580b1cb37bcf8e65b39f7f

8549a443e6f78a2c7be3f31b3d845e24776c835e498e8e883bb40c46bd15af4f

40ca94e823acedcdd4e9659e74b34a07a85c4586cd2ed914b6dce015874783ef7

68fda78183a4208930954a377f66eb56c8b92cexampl4s437a19317ca6ce7f323

3d5a01aca35dbad93468b833f2cf71010809006a937670adce711ca8be46638e8

Sample Response

<?xml version="1.0" encoding="UTF-8" standalone="no" ?>

<JobManager_JobListResponse totalRecordsWithoutPaging="21">

<jobs>

<jobSummary appTypeName="Default Application Type Name" backupLevel="UNKNOWN_BKP_LEVEL" currentPhaseName="Submit message" destClientName="dkalevm2" isAged="false" isPreemptable="1" isVisible="true" jobElapsedTime="626229" jobId="270" jobStartTime="1500905613" jobType="Demo - New Machine Request" lastUpdateTime="1500905615" localizedOperationName="Demo - New Machine Request" localizedStatus="Waiting" pendingReason="waiting on user informational action&lt;br>Source: dkalevm2, Process: Workflow" pendingReasonErrorCode="19:857" percentComplete="6" percentSavings="0" sizeOfApplication="0" sizeOfMediaOnDisk="0" status="Waiting" statusColor="black" totalFailedFiles="0" totalFailedFolders="0" totalNumOfFiles="0">

<subclient appName="Default Application Type Name" applicationId="0" backupsetId="0" clientId="2" clientName="dkalevm2" instanceId="0" subclientId="0"/>

<clientGroups _type_="CLIENT_GROUP_ENTITY" clientGroupId="1" clientGroupName="Infrastructure"/>

<clientGroups _type_="CLIENT_GROUP_ENTITY" clientGroupId="5" clientGroupName="Media Agents"/>

</jobSummary>

</jobs>

<jobs>

<jobSummary appTypeName="Default Application Type Name" backupLevel="UNKNOWN_BKP_LEVEL" currentPhaseName="Submit message" destClientName="dkalevm2" isAged="false" isPreemptable="1" isVisible="true" jobElapsedTime="621681" jobId="283" jobStartTime="1500910161" jobType="Demo - New Machine Request" lastUpdateTime="1500910163" localizedOperationName="Demo - New Machine Request" localizedStatus="Waiting" pendingReason="waiting on user informational action&lt;br>Source: dkalevm2, Process: Workflow" pendingReasonErrorCode="19:857" percentComplete="6" percentSavings="0" sizeOfApplication="0" sizeOfMediaOnDisk="0" status="Waiting" statusColor="black" totalFailedFiles="0" totalFailedFolders="0" totalNumOfFiles="0">

<subclient appName="Default Application Type Name" applicationId="0" backupsetId="0" clientId="2" clientName="dkalevm2" instanceId="0" subclientId="0"/>

<clientGroups _type_="CLIENT_GROUP_ENTITY" clientGroupId="1" clientGroupName="Infrastructure"/>

<clientGroups _type_="CLIENT_GROUP_ENTITY" clientGroupId="5" clientGroupName="Media Agents"/>

</jobSummary>

</jobs>

<jobs>

<jobSummary appTypeName="Default Application Type Name" backupLevel="UNKNOWN_BKP_LEVEL" currentPhaseName="Submit message" destClientName="dkalevm2" isAged="false" isPreemptable="1" isVisible="true" jobElapsedTime="613712" jobId="293" jobStartTime="1500918130" jobType="Demo - New Machine Request" lastUpdateTime="1500918132" localizedOperationName="Demo - New Machine Request" localizedStatus="Waiting" pendingReason="waiting on user informational action&lt;br>Source: dkalevm2, Process: Workflow" pendingReasonErrorCode="19:857" percentComplete="6" percentSavings="0" sizeOfApplication="0" sizeOfMediaOnDisk="0" status="Waiting" statusColor="black" totalFailedFiles="0" totalFailedFolders="0" totalNumOfFiles="0">

<subclient appName="Default Application Type Name" applicationId="0" backupsetId="0" clientId="2" clientName="dkalevm2" instanceId="0" subclientId="0"/>

<clientGroups _type_="CLIENT_GROUP_ENTITY" clientGroupId="1" clientGroupName="Infrastructure"/>

<clientGroups _type_="CLIENT_GROUP_ENTITY" clientGroupId="5" clientGroupName="Media Agents"/>

</jobSummary>

</jobs>

</JobManager_JobListResponse>