Call the CreateFlowJob to create a job.


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Request parameters

Parameter Type Required Example Description
Action String Yes CreateFlowJob

The operation that you want to perform. For API requests using the HTTP or HTTPS URL, this parameter is required. Set the value to CreateFlowJob.

Description String Yes This is the description of a job

The description of the job.

Name String Yes my_shell_job

The name of the job.

ProjectId String Yes FP-257A173659F5****

The ID of the project.

RegionId String Yes cn-hangzhou

The region ID of the instance.

ResourceList.N.Path String Yes oss://path/demo.jar

Resource path, support OSS and HDFS.

Type String Yes SHELL

The type of the job. Valid values:

  • MR
  • HIVE
  • PIG
FailAct String No CONTINUE

The action to take upon an operation failure of the node instance. Valid values:

  • CONTINUE: skips the node instance
  • STOP: stops the workflow instance
MaxRetry Integer No 5

The maximum number of retries. Value range: 0 to 5.

RetryInterval Long No 200

The retry interval is 0-300 (seconds).

Params String No ls -l

The content of the job.

ParamConf String No {"date":"${yyyy-MM-dd}"}

The configuration parameters of the job.

EnvConf String No {"key":"value"}

The environment variables configured for the job.

RunConf String No {"priority":1,"userName":"hadoop","memory":2048,"cores":1}

The scheduling parameters configured for the job.

  • priority: the priority of the job.
  • userName: the name of the Linux user who submits the job.
  • memory: the memory allocated to the job. Unit: MB.
  • cores: the number of vCPUs allocated to the job.
MonitorConf String No {"inputs":[{"type":"KAFKA","clusterId":"C-1234567","topics":"kafka_topic","":"kafka_consumer_group"}],"outputs":[{"type":"KAFKA","clusterId":"C-1234567","topics":"kafka_topic"}]}

Monitoring configuration, only SPARK_STREAMING supported by job types.

Mode String No Yarn

The model mode. Valid values:

  • YARN: submits the job from a worker node
  • LOCAL: submits the job from a header or gateway node
ParentCategory String No FC-5BD9575E3462****

The parent directory ID of the job.

ResourceList.N.Alias String No demo.jar

The alias of the resource.

Adhoc Boolean No false

Indicates whether the job is a temporary query job.

ClusterId String No C-A23BD131A862****

The ID of the Apsara PolarDB cluster that you want to manage.

Response parameters

Parameter Type Example Description
Id String FJ-A23BD131A862****

The ID of the job.

RequestId String 1549175a-6d14-4c8a-89f9-5e28300f6d7e

The ID of the request.


Sample request

http(s)://[Endpoint]/? Action=CreateFlowJob
&Description=This is the description of a job
&<Common request parameters>

Sample success responses

XML format


JSON format

    "RequestId": "2670BCFB-925D-4C3E-9994-8D12F7A9F538",
    "Id": "FJ-BBCAE48B90CC****"

Error codes

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