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RESTful API Reference

(GET) /tasks/{ID}

Returns a resource representation of a task having the specified ID. The task is created by Veeam Backup Enterprise Manager in response to client requests.

Request

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

HTTP Request

GET http://<Enterprise-Manager>:9399/api/tasks/{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.

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

TaskUid

String

ID of the task resource, for example: task-1.

False

True

State

String

State of the task operation. Possible values:

  • Running
  • Finished

False

True

Operation

String

Name of the task operation, for example: StartJob.

False

True

Response

The server returns the following response to the client.

Response Codes

A successfully completed operation returns response code 200 Success.

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: application/xml.

Response Body

In the response body, Veeam Backup Enterprise Manager returns a representation of the /tasks/{ID} resource.

Example

The example below returns a task having ID task-30.

Request:

GET http://localhost:9399/api/tasks/task-30

 

Request Header:

X-RestSvcSessionId   NDRjZmJkYmUtNWE5NS00MTU2LTg4NjctOTFmMDY5YjdjMmNj

 

Response:

200 Success

 

Response Body:

<Task xmlns="http://www.veeam.com/ent/v1.0" Type="Task" Href="http://localhost:9399/api/tasks/task-30">
 <Links>
   <Link Rel="Delete" Type="Task" Href="http://localhost:9399/api/tasks/task-30" />
 </Links>
 <TaskId>task-30</TaskId>
 <State>Finished</State>
 <Operation>StartJob</Operation>
 <Result Success="true">
   <Message>Job "SQL Server Replication" triggered to start.</Message>
 </Result>
</Task>

 

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