AWS IoT
API Reference

CancelJob

Cancels a job.

Request Syntax

PUT /jobs/jobId/cancel?force=force HTTP/1.1 Content-type: application/json { "comment": "string", "reasonCode": "string" }

URI Request Parameters

The request requires the following URI parameters.

force

(Optional) If true job executions with status "IN_PROGRESS" and "QUEUED" are canceled, otherwise only job executions with status "QUEUED" are canceled. The default is false.

Canceling a job which is "IN_PROGRESS", will cause a device which is executing the job to be unable to update the job execution status. Use caution and ensure that each device executing a job which is canceled is able to recover to a valid state.

jobId

The unique identifier you assigned to this job when it was created.

Length Constraints: Minimum length of 1. Maximum length of 64.

Pattern: [a-zA-Z0-9_-]+

Request Body

The request accepts the following data in JSON format.

comment

An optional comment string describing why the job was canceled.

Type: String

Length Constraints: Maximum length of 2028.

Pattern: [^\p{C}]+

Required: No

reasonCode

(Optional)A reason code string that explains why the job was canceled.

Type: String

Length Constraints: Maximum length of 128.

Pattern: [\p{Upper}\p{Digit}_]+

Required: No

Response Syntax

HTTP/1.1 200 Content-type: application/json { "description": "string", "jobArn": "string", "jobId": "string" }

Response Elements

If the action is successful, the service sends back an HTTP 200 response.

The following data is returned in JSON format by the service.

description

A short text description of the job.

Type: String

Length Constraints: Maximum length of 2028.

Pattern: [^\p{C}]+

jobArn

The job ARN.

Type: String

jobId

The unique identifier you assigned to this job when it was created.

Type: String

Length Constraints: Minimum length of 1. Maximum length of 64.

Pattern: [a-zA-Z0-9_-]+

Errors

InvalidRequestException

The request is not valid.

HTTP Status Code: 400

ResourceNotFoundException

The specified resource does not exist.

HTTP Status Code: 404

ServiceUnavailableException

The service is temporarily unavailable.

HTTP Status Code: 503

ThrottlingException

The rate exceeds the limit.

HTTP Status Code: 429

See Also

For more information about using this API in one of the language-specific AWS SDKs, see the following: