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globus task pause-info - Show why a Task is paused


globus task pause-info ['OPTIONS'] 'TASK_ID'


The globus task pause-info command shows messages from activity managers who have explicitly paused the given in-progress task and list any active pause rules that apply to it. It displays no information for tasks which are not paused.


--map-http-status 'TEXT'

Map non success HTTP response codes to exit codes other than 1. e.g. "--map-http-satus 403=0,404=0" would exit with 0 even if a 403 or 404 http error code was received. Valid exit codes are 0,1,50-99.

-F, --format '[json|text]'

Set the output format for stdout. Defaults to "text".

--jq, --jmespath 'EXPR'

Supply a JMESPath expression to apply to json output. Takes precedence over any specified '--format' and forces the format to be json processed by this expression.

A full specification of the JMESPath language for querying JSON structures may be found at

-h, --help

Show help text for this command.

-v, --verbose

Control the level of output.

Use -v or --verbose to show warnings and any additional text output.

Use -vv to add informative logging.

Use -vvv to add debug logging and full stack on any errors. (equivalent to -v --debug)


When text output is requested, output is broken apart into explicit pause rules applied to the specific task (explicit pauses), and "effective pause rules" which apply to the task by virtue of the endpoint(s) it uses.

Explicit pauses are listed with any of the following fields which apply:

  • 'Source Endpoint'

  • 'Source Shared Endpoint'

  • 'Destination Endpoint'

  • 'Destination Shared Endpoint'

which refer to the messages which may be set by these various endpoints.

Effective pause rules are listed with these fields:

  • 'Operations'

  • 'On Endpoint'

  • 'All Users'

  • 'Message'


Show why a task is paused, producing JSON output:

$ globus task pause-info TASK_ID --format JSON


0 on success.

1 if a network or server error occurred, unless --map-http-status has been used to change exit behavior on http error codes.

2 if the command was used improperly.

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