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(GET) /backupTaskSessions/{ID}

Returns a resource representation of a task having the specified ID. The parent backup job for the task is created and run on the Veeam backup server connected to Veeam Backup Enterprise Manager.

Request

To get a task having the specified ID, you need to send the GET HTTP request to the URL of the /backupTaskSessions/{ID} resource.

HTTP Request

GET https://<Enterprise-Manager>:9398/api/backupTaskSessions/{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. To learn more, 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.

Query Parameters

The following parameters can be used in queries:

Parameter

Type

Description

Can Be Used for Filtering

Can Be Used for Sorting

UID

URN

ID of the backup task session.

True

True

Name

String

Name of the backup task session, for example: dc-hv@2013-08-25 05:01:09.

True

True

CreationTime

DateTime

Date and time when the backup task session was launched. The parameter accepts only UTC-formatted DateTime values.

True

True

EndTime

DateTime

Date and time when the backup task session was completed. The parameter accepts only UTC-formatted DateTime values.

True

True

State

String

State of the backup task session. Possible values:

  • InProgress
  • Pending
  • Completed

True

True

Result

String

Result of the backup task session. Possible values:

  • Success
  • Warning
  • Failed

True

True

Reason

String

Reason for which the backup task session has been completed with the Warning or Failed result.

True

True

TotalSize

Long

Size of all restore points produced by the corresponding backup job.

True

True

JobSessionUid

URN

ID of the backup job session parent to the backup task session resource.

True

True

JobUid

URN

ID of the backup job parent to the backup task session resource.

True

True

JobName

String

Name of the backup job parent to the backup task session resource.

True

True

BackupServerUid

URN

ID of the backup server on which the corresponding backup job is created.

True

True

BackupServerName  

String

Name of the backup server on which the corresponding backup job is created.

True

True

VmDisplayName  

String

Name of the VM that is processed in the backup task session.

True

True

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 a representation of the /backupTaskSessions/{ID} resource.

Example

The example request below returns a resource representation of a task having ID 88767486-89d6-4340-92f0-2ad615a8f21b.

Request:

GET https://localhost:9398/api/backupTaskSessions/88767486-89d6-4340-92f0-2ad615a8f21b

 

Request Header:

X-RestSvcSessionId   NDRjZmJkYmUtNWE5NS00MTU2LTg4NjctOTFmMDY5YjdjMmNj

 

Response:

200 OK

 

Response Body:

<EntityRef xmlns="http://www.veeam.com/ent/v1.0" Type="BackupTaskSessionReference" Href="https://localhost:9398/api/backupTaskSessions/88767486-89d6-4340-92f0-2ad615a8f21b" Name="srv04@2014-10-19 05:23:44" UID="urn:veeam:BackupTaskSession:88767486-89d6-4340-92f0-2ad615a8f21b">
 <Links>
   <Link Rel="Up" Type="BackupServerReference" Href="https://localhost:9398/api/backupServers/ce15a8c7-aa49-495e-b05b-ee3398c91018" Name="srv02.tech.local" />
   <Link Rel="Up" Type="BackupJobSessionReference" Href="https://localhost:9398/api/backupSessions/d46e39e0-1131-4585-91a7-e828ce7eafae" Name="Fileserver Backup@2014-10-19 05:22:52" />
   <Link Rel="Alternate" Type="BackupTaskSession" Href="https://localhost:9398/api/backupTaskSessions/88767486-89d6-4340-92f0-2ad615a8f21b?format=Entity" Name="srv04@2014-10-19 05:23:44" />
 </Links>
</EntityRef>

 

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