REST API - cancel

cis tasks: cancel

Cancel a running operation associated with the task. This is the best effort attempt. Operation may not be cancelled anymore once it reaches certain stage. This operation was added in vSphere API 6.7.1.


HTTP request

POST https://{server}/rest/cis/tasks/{task}?action=cancel

Path Parameters

Name Type Description
task string Task identifier.


HTTP Status Code: 200



HTTP Status Code Type Description
500 error if the system reports an error while responding to the request.
400 not_allowed_in_current_state if the task is already canceled or completed.
404 not_found if the task is not found.
500 resource_inaccessible if the task's state cannot be accessed.
503 service_unavailable if the system is unable to communicate with a service to complete the request.
401 unauthenticated if the user can not be authenticated.
403 unauthorized if the user doesn't have the required privileges.
400 unsupported if the task is not cancelable.