GET /jobs/{ID}

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    Returns a resource representation of the job resource having the specified ID.

    Request

    To get a resource representation of the job, send the GET HTTP request to the URL of the /jobs/{ID} resource.

    HTTP Request

    GET https://<Enterprise-Manager>:9398/api/jobs/{ID}

    Request Headers

    The request contains the following headers:

    Header

    Required

    Description

    X-RestSvcSessionId

    True

    The request requires authorization. In the header, the client must send a session ID copied from the server reply to the request creating a new logon session. For details, see Authentication and Security.

    Accept

    False

    Identifies the format of the response. Possible values:

    • application/xml — the client can send this value in the header to accept response in the XML format.
    • application/json — the client must send this value in the header to accept the request in the JSON format.

    If the request does not contain the header, the server will return the response in the XML format.

    Request Body

    None.

    Response

    The server returns the following response to the client.

    Response Codes

    A successfully completed operation returns response code 200 OK.

    Response Headers

    The response to this request contains the following headers. The response may also include additional standard HTTP headers.

    Header

    Description

    Content-length

    The length of the response body.

    Content-type

    The media type and syntax of the request body message. Possible values:

    • application/xml
    • application/json

    Response Body

    In the response body, Veeam Backup Enterprise Manager returns an entity or an entity reference of the /jobs/{ID} resource. The resource entity contains the following parameters and links.

    Parameters

    Element

    Type

    Description

    UID

    UidType

    UID of the job, for example: urn:veeam:Job:da736815-4fea-4c8e-b0e1-5ecdbca1c512.

    Name

    String

    Name of the job, for example: DC Replication.

    JobType

    String

    Job type. Possible values:

    • Backup
    • BackupCopy
    • ImmediateBackupCopy
    • Replica

    Platform

    String

    Platform for which the job is created. Possible values:

    • VMware
    • Hyperv
    • vCloud

    Description

    String

    Description of the job specified at the time of the job creation.

    ScheduleConfigured

    Boolean

    Defines whether scheduling options are specified for the job. Possible values:

    • True
    • False

    ScheduleEnabled

    Boolean

    Defines whether schedule is enabled for the job. Possible values:

    • True
    • False

    NextRun

    DateTime

    Date and time of the next job run. The parameter accepts only UTC-formatted DateTime values.

    Note that this parameter can be used for scheduled jobs only.

    JobScheduleOptions

    ScheduleOptionsInfoType

    Options that define the schedule by which the job runs. For details, see Job Scheduling Options.

    JobInfo

    Complex object that includes a collection of VMs and VM containers processed by the job. For details, see GET /jobs/{ID}/includes/{ID}.

    To view query parameters that you can use for filtering or sorting, see GET /query?type=Job.

    Links

    Reference

    Relationship

    Description

    /backupServers/{ID}

    Up

    URL of the /backupServers/{ID} resource — a backup server where the job was configured.

    /jobs/{ID}

    Alternate

    Alternate URL of the /jobs/{ID} resource.

    /jobs/{ID}

    Edit

    URL for the PUT /jobs/{ID} request.

    /jobs/{ID}?action=start

    Start

    URL for the POST /jobs/{ID}?action=start request.

    /jobs/{ID}?action=stop

    Stop

    URL for the POST /jobs/{ID}?action=stop request.

    /jobs/{ID}?action=retry

    Retry

    URL for the POST /jobs/{ID}?action=retry request.

    /jobs/{ID}?action=clone

    Clone

    URL for the POST /jobs/{ID}?action=clone request.

    /jobs/{ID}?action=toggleScheduleEnabled

    ToggleScheduleEnabled

    URL for the POST /jobs/{ID}?action=toggleScheduleEnabled request.

    /jobs/{ID}/includes

    Down

    URL of the /jobs/{ID}/includes resource — a collection of VMs and VM containers processed by the job.

    /jobs/{ID}/includes

    Create

    URL for the POST /jobs/{ID}/includes request.

    /jobs/{ID}/backupSessions

    Down

    URL of the /jobs/{ID}/includes resource — a collection of backup job sessions initiated for the job.

    Example

    The example below returns an entity resource representation of the job having ID 5658281f-625e-4627-89dd-d2a0c48be99e.

    Request:

    GET https://localhost:9398/api/jobs/5658281f-625e-4627-89dd-d2a0c48be99e?format=Entity

     

    Request Header:

    X-RestSvcSessionId   NDRjZmJkYmUtNWE5NS00MTU2LTg4NjctOTFmMDY5YjdjMmNj

     

    Response:

    200 OK

     

    Response Body:

    <Job xmlns="http://www.veeam.com/ent/v1.0" Type="Job" Href="https://srv12.tech.local:9398/api/jobs/5658281f-625e-4627-89dd-d2a0c48be99e?format=Entity" Name="DB Backup" UID="urn:veeam:Job:5658281f-625e-4627-89dd-d2a0c48be99e">
     <Links>
       <Link Rel="Up" Type="BackupServerReference" Href="https://srv12.tech.local:9398/api/backupServers/d1444f74-27e6-4399-81a9-d28ba98913f0" Name="srv12.tech.local" />
       <Link Rel="Alternate" Type="JobReference" Href="https://srv12.tech.local:9398/api/jobs/5658281f-625e-4627-89dd-d2a0c48be99e" Name="DB Backup" />
       <Link Rel="Edit" Type="JobReference" Href="https://srv12.tech.local:9398/api/jobs/5658281f-625e-4627-89dd-d2a0c48be99e" Name="DB Backup" />
       <Link Rel="Clone" Href="https://srv12.tech.local:9398/api/jobs/5658281f-625e-4627-89dd-d2a0c48be99e?action=clone" />
       <Link Rel="ToggleScheduleEnabled" Href="https://srv12.tech.local:9398/api/jobs/5658281f-625e-4627-89dd-d2a0c48be99e?action=toggleScheduleEnabled" />
       <Link Rel="Down" Type="ObjectInJobList" Href="https://srv12.tech.local:9398/api/jobs/5658281f-625e-4627-89dd-d2a0c48be99e/includes" />
       <Link Rel="Down" Type="BackupJobSessionReferenceList" Href="https://srv12.tech.local:9398/api/jobs/5658281f-625e-4627-89dd-d2a0c48be99e/backupSessions" />
       <Link Rel="Create" Type="ObjectInJob" Href="https://srv12.tech.local:9398/api/jobs/5658281f-625e-4627-89dd-d2a0c48be99e/includes" />
       <Link Rel="Start" Href="https://srv12.tech.local:9398/api/jobs/5658281f-625e-4627-89dd-d2a0c48be99e?action=start" />
       <Link Rel="Stop" Href="https://srv12.tech.local:9398/api/jobs/5658281f-625e-4627-89dd-d2a0c48be99e?action=stop" />
       <Link Rel="Retry" Href="https://srv12.tech.local:9398/api/jobs/5658281f-625e-4627-89dd-d2a0c48be99e?action=retry" />
     </Links>
     <JobType>Backup</JobType>
     <Platform>HyperV</Platform>
     <Description>Backup of MS SQL Server DB</Description>
     <ScheduleConfigured>true</ScheduleConfigured>
     <ScheduleEnabled>true</ScheduleEnabled>
     <NextRun>2020-02-01T17:00:00Z</NextRun>
     <JobScheduleOptions>
       <Standart>
         <RetryOptions>
           <RetryTimes>3</RetryTimes>
           <RetryTimeout>10</RetryTimeout>
           <RetrySpecified>true</RetrySpecified>
         </RetryOptions>
         <WaitForBackupCompletion>true</WaitForBackupCompletion>
         <BackupCompetitionWaitingPeriodMin>180</BackupCompetitionWaitingPeriodMin>
         <OptionsDaily Enabled="true">
           <Kind>Everyday</Kind>
           <Days>Sunday</Days>
           <Days>Monday</Days>
           <Days>Tuesday</Days>
           <Days>Wednesday</Days>
           <Days>Thursday</Days>
           <Days>Friday</Days>
           <Days>Saturday</Days>
           <Time>18:00:00.0000000+01:00</Time>
           <TimeOffsetUtc>1</TimeOffsetUtc>
         </OptionsDaily>
         <OptionsMonthly Enabled="false">
           <Time>22:00:00.0000000+01:00</Time>
           <TimeOffsetUtc>1</TimeOffsetUtc>
           <DayNumberInMonth>Fourth</DayNumberInMonth>
           <DayOfWeek>Saturday</DayOfWeek>
           <Months>January</Months>
           <Months>February</Months>
           <Months>March</Months>
           <Months>April</Months>
           <Months>May</Months>
           <Months>June</Months>
           <Months>July</Months>
           <Months>August</Months>
           <Months>September</Months>
           <Months>October</Months>
           <Months>November</Months>
           <Months>December</Months>
           <DayOfMonth>1</DayOfMonth>
         </OptionsMonthly>
         <OptionsPeriodically Enabled="false">
           <Kind>Hours</Kind>
           <FullPeriod>1</FullPeriod>
           <Schedule>
             <Day Name="Sunday">1,1,1,1,1,1,1,1,1,1,1,1,1,1,1,1,1,1,1,1,1,1,1,1</Day>
             <Day Name="Monday">1,1,1,1,1,1,1,1,1,1,1,1,1,1,1,1,1,1,1,1,1,1,1,1</Day>
             <Day Name="Tuesday">1,1,1,1,1,1,1,1,1,1,1,1,1,1,1,1,1,1,1,1,1,1,1,1</Day>
             <Day Name="Wednesday">1,1,1,1,1,1,1,1,1,1,1,1,1,1,1,1,1,1,1,1,1,1,1,1</Day>
             <Day Name="Thursday">1,1,1,1,1,1,1,1,1,1,1,1,1,1,1,1,1,1,1,1,1,1,1,1</Day>
             <Day Name="Friday">1,1,1,1,1,1,1,1,1,1,1,1,1,1,1,1,1,1,1,1,1,1,1,1</Day>
             <Day Name="Saturday">1,1,1,1,1,1,1,1,1,1,1,1,1,1,1,1,1,1,1,1,1,1,1,1</Day>
           </Schedule>
         </OptionsPeriodically>
         <OptionsContinuous Enabled="false">
           <Schedule>
             <Day Name="Sunday">1,1,1,1,1,1,1,1,1,1,1,1,1,1,1,1,1,1,1,1,1,1,1,1</Day>
             <Day Name="Monday">1,1,1,1,1,1,1,1,1,1,1,1,1,1,1,1,1,1,1,1,1,1,1,1</Day>
             <Day Name="Tuesday">1,1,1,1,1,1,1,1,1,1,1,1,1,1,1,1,1,1,1,1,1,1,1,1</Day>
             <Day Name="Wednesday">1,1,1,1,1,1,1,1,1,1,1,1,1,1,1,1,1,1,1,1,1,1,1,1</Day>
             <Day Name="Thursday">1,1,1,1,1,1,1,1,1,1,1,1,1,1,1,1,1,1,1,1,1,1,1,1</Day>
             <Day Name="Friday">1,1,1,1,1,1,1,1,1,1,1,1,1,1,1,1,1,1,1,1,1,1,1,1</Day>
             <Day Name="Saturday">1,1,1,1,1,1,1,1,1,1,1,1,1,1,1,1,1,1,1,1,1,1,1,1</Day>
           </Schedule>
         </OptionsContinuous>
         <OptionsBackupWindow Enabled="false">
           <TimePeriods>
             <Day Name="Sunday">1,1,1,1,1,1,1,1,1,1,1,1,1,1,1,1,1,1,1,1,1,1,1,1</Day>
             <Day Name="Monday">1,1,1,1,1,1,1,1,1,1,1,1,1,1,1,1,1,1,1,1,1,1,1,1</Day>
             <Day Name="Tuesday">1,1,1,1,1,1,1,1,1,1,1,1,1,1,1,1,1,1,1,1,1,1,1,1</Day>
             <Day Name="Wednesday">1,1,1,1,1,1,1,1,1,1,1,1,1,1,1,1,1,1,1,1,1,1,1,1</Day>
             <Day Name="Thursday">1,1,1,1,1,1,1,1,1,1,1,1,1,1,1,1,1,1,1,1,1,1,1,1</Day>
             <Day Name="Friday">1,1,1,1,1,1,1,1,1,1,1,1,1,1,1,1,1,1,1,1,1,1,1,1</Day>
             <Day Name="Saturday">1,1,1,1,1,1,1,1,1,1,1,1,1,1,1,1,1,1,1,1,1,1,1,1</Day>
           </TimePeriods>
         </OptionsBackupWindow>
         <OptionsDaisyChaining Enabled="false">
           <PreviousJobUid />
         </OptionsDaisyChaining>
       </Standart>
     </JobScheduleOptions>
     <JobInfo>
       <BackupJobInfo>
         <Includes>
           <ObjectInJob Type="ObjectInJob" Href="https://srv12.tech.local:9398/api/jobs/5658281f-625e-4627-89dd-d2a0c48be99e/includes/0493ea16-2c1f-4d02-b74b-994bd438b89a">
             <ObjectInJobId>0493ea16-2c1f-4d02-b74b-994bd438b89a</ObjectInJobId>
             <HierarchyObjRef>urn:HyperV:Vm:8e7fef9f-87a8-48b4-bed1-632c3035a1a1.020aa5ab-3523-4946-b658-b8ad5b372439</HierarchyObjRef>
             <Name>sqlsrv03</Name>
             <DisplayName>sqlsrv03</DisplayName>
             <Order>0</Order>
             <GuestProcessingOptions>
               <VssSnapshotOptions>
                 <VssSnapshotMode>RequireSuccess</VssSnapshotMode>
                 <IsCopyOnly>false</IsCopyOnly>
               </VssSnapshotOptions>
               <WindowsGuestFSIndexingOptions>
                 <FileSystemIndexingMode>ExceptSpecifiedFolders</FileSystemIndexingMode>
                 <IncludedIndexingFolders />
                 <ExcludedIndexingFolders>
                   <Path>%windir%</Path>
                   <Path>%ProgramFiles%</Path>
                   <Path>%ProgramFiles(x86)%</Path>
                   <Path>%ProgramW6432%</Path>
                   <Path>%TEMP%</Path>
                 </ExcludedIndexingFolders>
               </WindowsGuestFSIndexingOptions>
               <LinuxGuestFSIndexingOptions>
                 <FileSystemIndexingMode>ExceptSpecifiedFolders</FileSystemIndexingMode>
                 <IncludedIndexingFolders />
                 <ExcludedIndexingFolders>
                   <Path>/cdrom</Path>
                   <Path>/dev</Path>
                   <Path>/media</Path>
                   <Path>/mnt</Path>
                   <Path>/proc</Path>
                   <Path>/tmp</Path>
                   <Path>/lost+found</Path>
                 </ExcludedIndexingFolders>
               </LinuxGuestFSIndexingOptions>
               <SqlBackupOptions>
                 <TransactionLogsProcessing>Backup</TransactionLogsProcessing>
                 <BackupLogsFrequencyMin>60</BackupLogsFrequencyMin>
                 <UseDbBackupRetention>false</UseDbBackupRetention>
                 <RetainDays>5</RetainDays>
               </SqlBackupOptions>
               <WindowsCredentialsId />
               <LinuxCredentialsId />
             </GuestProcessingOptions>
           </ObjectInJob>
         </Includes>
         <GuestProcessingOptions>
           <VssSnapshotOptions>
             <VssSnapshotMode>RequireSuccess</VssSnapshotMode>
             <IsCopyOnly>false</IsCopyOnly>
           </VssSnapshotOptions>
           <WindowsGuestFSIndexingOptions>
             <FileSystemIndexingMode>EveryFolders</FileSystemIndexingMode>
             <IncludedIndexingFolders />
             <ExcludedIndexingFolders />
           </WindowsGuestFSIndexingOptions>
           <LinuxGuestFSIndexingOptions>
             <FileSystemIndexingMode>ExceptSpecifiedFolders</FileSystemIndexingMode>
             <IncludedIndexingFolders />
             <ExcludedIndexingFolders />
           </LinuxGuestFSIndexingOptions>
           <SqlBackupOptions>
             <TransactionLogsProcessing>OnlyOnSuccessJob</TransactionLogsProcessing>
             <BackupLogsFrequencyMin>15</BackupLogsFrequencyMin>
             <UseDbBackupRetention>true</UseDbBackupRetention>
             <RetainDays>15</RetainDays>
           </SqlBackupOptions>
           <WindowsCredentialsId>7255bb17-aa93-44d0-9a24-00b9cd1da6c4</WindowsCredentialsId>
           <LinuxCredentialsId />
         </GuestProcessingOptions>
         <AdvancedStorageOptions>
           <PasswordKeyId>3d152e9d-a473-4990-bc2f-27710833ba20</PasswordKeyId>
         </AdvancedStorageOptions>
         <GfsRetentionPolicy Enabled="true">
           <Weekly>
             <Enabled>true</Enabled>
             <RetentionPeriod>2</RetentionPeriod>
             <SelectedDay>Sunday</SelectedDay>
           </Weekly>
           <Monthly>
             <Enabled>true</Enabled>
             <RetentionPeriod>3</RetentionPeriod>
             <SelectedWeek>First</SelectedWeek>
           </Monthly>
           <Yearly>
             <Enabled>true</Enabled>
             <RetentionPeriod>1</RetentionPeriod>
             <SelectedMonth>January</SelectedMonth>
           </Yearly>
         </GfsRetentionPolicy>
         <SimpleRetentionPolicy>
           <RetainCycles>5</RetainCycles>
           <RetainDaysToKeep>7</RetainDaysToKeep>
           <RetainLimitType>Cycles</RetainLimitType>
         </SimpleRetentionPolicy>
       </BackupJobInfo>
     </JobInfo>
    </Job>