Videos Endpoint

Updated: March 6, 2024

Recompute Video Conversions

POST /management/videos/recompute

Body Parameters

Parameter Name Type Description Notes
query string An NXQL query. Optional
conversionNames string One or several conversion names to recompute Optional
recomputeAllVideoInfo boolean Whether or not to recompute all video info. Only missing info will be recomputed if false Optional

The query defaults to:

SELECT * FROM Document
  WHERE ecm:mixinType = 'Video' AND ecm:isProxy = 0
    AND ecm:isVersion = 0 AND vid:transcodedVideos/0/name IS NULL


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 video conversions for the documents matching a given query:

curl -X POST -u Administrator:Administrator \
http://localhost:8080/nuxeo/api/v1/management/videos/recompute \
-d 'query=SELECT * FROM Document WHERE ecm:mixinType = "Video"'
  "entity-type": "bulkStatus",
  "commandId": "93baf453-5d34-4bb9-9370-54ec4cce78b2",
  "state": "SCHEDULED",
  "processed": 0,
  "error": false,
  "errorCount": 0,
  "total": 0,
  "action": "recomputeVideoConversion",
  "username": "system",
  "submitted": "2019-07-26T12:10:07.567Z",
  "scrollStart": null,
  "scrollEnd": null,
  "processingStart": null,
  "processingEnd": null,
  "completed": null,
  "processingMillis": 0