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RESTful API Reference

Start a Job

You can start Veeam Backup & Replication job with the specified ID.


To start an idle job, send the POST HTTPS request to the URL of the /Jobs/{ID}/action resource.

HTTP Request

POST https://<Availability-Console>:1281/v2/Jobs/{ID}/action

Request Headers

The request header must contain the authorization token for the current logon session.

Request Body

In the request body, the client must send the start action property with the null value:



The server returns the following response to the client.

Response Code

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.




The length of the response body.


The media type and syntax of the request body message: application/json; charset=utf-8

Response Body

In the response body, Veeam Availability Console returns a message for an action.

Example Start a Job

The following example returns a response on a start action for a job with ID 2.


POST https://localhost:1281/v2/Jobs/2/action


Request Header:

Content-Type: application/json

Authorization: Bearer <Access-Token>


Request Body:



Response Code:

200 Success


Response Body:

"Action started."

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