Canceling long running operations

Use the ydb operation cancel subcommand to cancel the specified long running operation. Only an incomplete operation can be canceled.

General format of the command:

ydb [global options...] operation cancel <id>
  • global options: Global parameters.
  • options: Parameters of the subcommand.
  • id: The ID of the long running operation. The ID contains characters that can be interpreted by your command shell. If necessary, use shielding, for example, '<id>' for bash.

View a description of the command to obtain the status of a long running operation:

ydb operation cancel --help



The examples use the db1 profile. To learn more, see Creating a connection profile.