Amazon DataSync task statuses - Amazon DataSync
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Amazon DataSync task statuses

There are statuses to help you understand if your Amazon DataSync task is ready to run, in progress, or having an issue.

Task statuses

When you create an Amazon DataSync task, you might see these statuses.

Console status API status Description
Available

AVAILABLE

The task is ready to start transferring data.

Running

RUNNING

A task execution is in progress.

Unavailable

UNAVAILABLE

A DataSync agent used by the task is offline.

Queued

QUEUED

Another task execution using the same DataSync agent is in progress. For more information, see Running multiple tasks.

Task execution statuses

When you start a DataSync task, you might see these statuses.

Console status API status Description

Queueing

QUEUED

Another task execution is running and using the same DataSync agent. For more information, see Running multiple tasks.

Launching

LAUNCHING

DataSync is initializing the task execution. This status usually goes quickly but can take up to a few minutes.

Preparing

PREPARING

DataSync is determining what data needs to transfer. This can take just minutes or a few hours depending on the number of files, objects, or directories in both locations.

Transferring

TRANSFERRING

DataSync is performing the actual data transfer.

Verifying

VERIFYING

DataSync is performing a data-integrity check at the end of the transfer.

Success

SUCCESS

The task execution succeeded.

Cancelling

CANCELLING

The task execution is in the process of being cancelled.

Error

ERROR

The task execution failed.