AWS Elemental MediaConvert
User Guide

Pausing and Reactivating Queues in AWS Elemental MediaConvert

If you want to cancel a job, we recommend that you first pause the corresponding queue so that AWS Elemental MediaConvert doesn't start processing the job. After the status of a job changes from Submitted to Progressing, you can't cancel it.

The following procedure explains how to pause and reactivate a queue using the console.

To pause or reactivate a queue

  1. Sign in to the AWS Management Console and open the AWS Elemental MediaConvert console at

  2. If you are pausing or reactivating a queue other than the default queue, on the navigation bar of the AWS Elemental MediaConvert console, choose the region where the queue was created.

    A default queue is available in all regions. Other queues appear only in the region where they are created.

						Choose a region.
  3. Choose the three-bar icon on the left to access the left navigation pane.

  4. Choose Queues.

  5. Choose the name of the queue that you want to pause or reactivate.

  6. On the queue’s page, choose the Edit queue button.

  7. On the Edit queue page, choose Paused or Active.

  8. Choose Save queue.