Method: globalOperations.wait

Waits for the specified Operation resource to return as DONE or for the request to approach the 2 minute deadline, and retrieves the specified Operation resource. This method differs from the GET method in that it waits for no more than the default deadline (2 minutes) and then returns the current state of the operation, which might be DONE or still in progress.

This method is called on a best-effort basis. Specifically:

  • In uncommon cases, when the server is overloaded, the request might return before the default deadline is reached, or might return after zero seconds.
  • If the default deadline is reached, there is no guarantee that the operation is actually done when the method returns. Be prepared to retry if the operation is not DONE.

HTTP request

POST https://compute.googleapis.com/compute/beta/projects/{project}/global/operations/{resourceId}/wait

The URL uses gRPC Transcoding syntax.

Path parameters

Parameters
project

string

Project ID for this request.

resourceId

string

Name of the Operations resource to return.

Request body

The request body must be empty.

Response body

If successful, the response body contains data with the following structure:

Represents an Operation resource.

Google Compute Engine has three Operation resources:

You can use an operation resource to manage asynchronous API requests. For more information, read Handling API responses.

Operations can be global, regional or zonal.

  • For global operations, use the globalOperations resource.
  • For regional operations, use the regionOperations resource.
  • For zonal operations, use the zonalOperations resource.

For more information, read Global, Regional, and Zonal Resources.

JSON representation
{
  "id": string,
  "creationTimestamp": string,
  "name": string,
  "zone": string,
  "clientOperationId": string,
  "operationType": string,
  "targetLink": string,
  "targetId": string,
  "status": enum,
  "statusMessage": string,
  "user": string,
  "progress": integer,
  "insertTime": string,
  "startTime": string,
  "endTime": string,
  "error": {
    "errors": [
      {
        "code": string,
        "location": string,
        "message": string
      }
    ]
  },
  "warnings": [
    {
      "code": enum,
      "message": string,
      "data": [
        {
          "key": string,
          "value": string
        }
      ]
    }
  ],
  "httpErrorStatusCode": integer,
  "httpErrorMessage": string,
  "selfLink": string,
  "region": string,
  "description": string,
  "operationGroupId": string,
  "kind": string
}
Fields
id

string (uint64 format)

[Output Only] The unique identifier for the operation. This identifier is defined by the server.

creationTimestamp

string

[Deprecated] This field is deprecated.

name

string

[Output Only] Name of the operation.

zone

string

[Output Only] The URL of the zone where the operation resides. Only applicable when performing per-zone operations.

clientOperationId

string

[Output Only] The value of requestId if you provided it in the request. Not present otherwise.

operationType

string

[Output Only] The type of operation, such as insert, update, or delete, and so on.