You can call this operation to query a job.


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Request parameters

Parameter Type Required Example Description
Action String Yes DescribeFlowJob

The operation that you want to perform. Set the value to DescribeFlowJob.

Id String Yes FJ-BCCAE48B90CCB37B

The ID of the job.

ProjectId String Yes FP-257A173659F59685

The ID of the project.

RegionId String Yes cn-hangzhou

The ID of the region where your project resides.

Response parameters

Parameter Type Example Description
Adhoc String true

Indicates whether the job is a temporary query job.

AlertConf String "{\"items\":[{\"enable\":true,\"eventId\":\"EMR-210401001\",\"alertUserGroupIdList\":[\"AUG-52dabfbbca654b52aae05ac5acd9a0f0\"],\"alertDingDingGroupList\":[\"ADG-2c411c452e6b467b9a59fadf21d195ad\"]}]}"

The alert settings for the job instance.

CategoryId String FC-5BD9575E34623940

The directory ID of the job.

CustomVariables String "{\"scope\":\"PROJECT\",\"entityId\":\"FP-80C2FDDBF35D9CC5\",\"variables\":[{\"name\":\"v1\",\"value\":\"1\",\"properties\":{\"password\":true}}]}"

The custom variables configured for the job.

Description String This is the description of a job

The description of the job.

EnvConf String {"key":"value"}

The environment variables configured for the job.

FailAct String 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
GmtCreate Long 1538017814000

The creation time of the job.

GmtModified Long 1538017814000

The modification time of the job.

Id String FJ-BCCAE48B90CCB37B

The ID of the job.

LastInstanceId String FJI-ACCAE48B90CCB37B

The ID of the last executed job instance.

MaxRetry Integer 5

The maximum number of retries of running the node instance when a failure occurs.

  • Valid values: 0 to 5.
MonitorConf String {"inputs":[{"type":"KAFKA","clusterId":"C-1234567","topics":"kafka_topic","":"kafka_consumer_group"}],"outputs":[{"type":"KAFKA","clusterId":"C-1234567","topics":"kafka_topic"}]}

The monitoring configurations of the job. This parameter only applies to SPARK_STREAMING jobs.

Name String my_shell_job

The name of the job.

ParamConf String {"date":"${yyyy-MM-dd}"}

The configuration parameters of the job.

Params String ls -l

The content of the job.

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

The ID of the request.


The resources configured for the job.


The resource configured for the job.

Alias String demo.jar

The alias of the resource.

Path String oss://path/demo.jar

The storage path of the resource.

RetryInterval Long 200

The interval between successive retries of running the node instance. Valid values: 0 to 300. Unit: seconds.

RunConf String {"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 submitted the job.
  • memory: the memory allocated to the job. Unit: MB.
  • cores: the number of vCPUs allocated to the job.
Type String SHELL

The type of the job. Valid values: MR, SPARK, HIVE_SQL, HIVE, PIG, SQOOP, SPARK_SQL, SPARK_STREAMING, and SHELL.

mode String YARN

The submission mode of the job. Valid values: YARN and LOCAL.


Sample requests

http(s)://[Endpoint]/? Action=DescribeFlowJob
&<Common request parameters>

Sample success responses

XML format

	  <Params>ls -l</Params>

JSON format

	"Params":"ls -l",

Error codes

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