Get External Tasks Count (POST)

Query for the number of external tasks that fulfill given parameters. This method takes the same message body as the POST query.

Method

POST /external-task/count

Parameters

Request Body

A JSON object with the following properties:

Name Description
externalTaskId Filter by an external task's id.
topicName Filter by an external task topic.
workerId Filter by the id of the worker that the task was most recently locked by.
locked Only include external tasks that are currently locked (i.e. they have a lock time and it has not expired). Value may only be true, as false matches any external task.
notLocked Only include external tasks that are currently not locked (i.e. they have no lock or it has expired). Value may only be true, as false matches any external task.
withRetriesLeft Only include external tasks that have a positive (> 0) number of retries (or null). Value may only be true, as false matches any external task.
noRetriesLeft Only include external tasks that have 0 retries. Value may only be true, as false matches any external task.
lockExpirationAfter Restrict to external tasks that have a lock that expires after a given date. The date must have the format yyyy-MM-dd'T'HH:mm:ss, e.g., 2013-01-23T14:42:45.
lockExpirationBefore Restrict to external tasks that have a lock that expires before a given date. The date must have the format yyyy-MM-dd'T'HH:mm:ss, e.g., 2013-01-23T14:42:45.
activityId Filter by the id of the activity that an external task is created for.
executionId Filter by the id of the execution that an external task belongs to.
processInstanceId Filter by the id of the process instance that an external task belongs to.
processDefinitionId Filter by the id of the process definition that an external task belongs to.
tenantIdIn Filter by a comma-separated list of tenant ids. An external task must have one of the given tenant ids.
active Only include active tasks. Value may only be true, as false matches any external task.
suspended Only include suspended tasks. Value may only be true, as false matches any external task.
priorityHigherThanOrEquals Only include jobs with a priority higher than or equal to the given value. Value must be a valid long value.
priorityLowerThanOrEquals Only include jobs with a priority lower than or equal to the given value. Value must be a valid long value.

Result

A JSON object that contains the count as the only property.

Name Value Description
count Number The number of matching external tasks.

Response Codes

Code Media type Description
200 application/json Request successful.
400 application/json Returned if some of the query parameters are invalid, for example if a sortOrder parameter is supplied, but no sortBy. See the Introduction for the error response format.

Example

Request

POST /external-task/count

Request Body:

{
  "topicName": "aTopicName",
  "withRetriesLeft": true
}

Response

{"count": 1}

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