Thumbnails Endpoint

Updated: March 6, 2024

Recompute Thumbnails

POST /management/thumbnails/recompute

Body Parameters

Parameter Name Type Description Notes
query string An NXQL query to select a set of documents. Optional

The query defaults to:

SELECT * FROM Document
  WHERE ecm:mixinType = 'Thumbnail' AND thumb:thumbnail/data IS NULL
    AND ecm:isVersion = 0 AND ecm:isProxy = 0 AND ecm:isTrashed = 0


If successful, returns a bulk status entity representing the bulk action status of the recompute bulk action.

The recompute status can be monitored using the Bulk Endpoint.

Status Codes

  • 200 OK - Success.
  • 409 Conflict - A recompute with an empty query is already in progress.


To recompute the thumbnails for the documents matching a given query:

curl -X POST -u Administrator:Administrator \
http://localhost:8080/nuxeo/api/v1/management/thumbnails/recompute \
-d 'query=SELECT * FROM Document WHERE ecm:mixinType = "Thumbnail"'
  "entity-type": "bulkStatus",
  "commandId": "0e1e6800-631a-4e04-a47c-241ea7b3596a",
  "state": "SCHEDULED",
  "processed": 0,
  "error": false,
  "errorCount": 0,
  "total": 0,
  "action": "recomputeThumbnails",
  "username": "system",
  "submitted": "2019-07-26T12:13:31.361Z",
  "scrollStart": null,
  "scrollEnd": null,
  "processingStart": null,
  "processingEnd": null,
  "completed": null,
  "processingMillis": 0