Updating Jobs in Bulk

The POST method also supports other parameters to perform bulk updates on scheduled jobs.

Method

URL

POST

http://<host>:<port>/jasperserver[-pro]/rest_v2/jobs?<arguments>

Argument

Type/Value

Description

id?

jobID string

Can be used multiple times to create a list of jobIDs to update

replace
Trigger
IgnoreType

true / false

When true, the trigger is replaced from the content being sent and the trigger type is ignored. When false or omitted, the trigger is updated automatically by the scheduler.

Content-Type

Content

application/xml

A well-formed XML jobModel descriptor. The jobModel is a fragment of a job descriptor containing only the fields to be updated. See example below.

Return Value on Success

Typical Return Values on Failure

200 OK – Body empty.

404 Not Found – When the specified job is not found in the server.

For example, the following request will update the job description in several jobs:

POST request: http://localhost:8080/jasperserver-pro/rest_v2/jobs?id=3798&id=3799&id=3800

And the body of the request contains:

<jobModel>
  <description>This description updated in bulk</description>
</jobModel>
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