Get the Status of the Bulk Read Job


To get the details of a bulk read job performed previously.

Request Details

Request URL








An authentication token (authtoken) allows users to access apps and APIs without having to enter their login credentials each time.




base_urlthe base URL of your Creator account
For example, it's if your account belongs to Zoho's US DC, and is if it belongs to Zoho's EU DC.
account_owner_namethe username of the Creator account's owner
app_link_namethe link name of the target application
report_link_namethe link name of the target report
readname of the operation performed
job_id unique ID of the bulk read job.

Request method


Response Structure

  • operationstring

    Specifies the type of action the API completed. Sample - "operation": "read"

  • created_bystring

    Specifies the name of the user who initiated the bulk read job. Sample - "created_by": "jason18",

  • created_timestring

    Specifies the time period of when the bulk read job was initialized.

  • statusstring

    Specifies the current status of the bulk read job. Example: "status": "IN PROGRESS" ,  "COMPLETED" , "FAILED".

  • idstring

    Specifies the unique identifier of the bulk read job. Sample - "id": "1000010760002".

  • resultJSON Object

    Available only after the completion of the job. Please refer to the below section for information on the "result" JSON object.

"result" Properties

  • countInteger

    Specifies the actual number of records exported. Sample - "count": 14567

  • download_urlstring

    Specifies the URL that contains the CSV file. User can send a GET request with your api domain attached to the download URL to download the file. Sample - "/api/bulk/v2.1/jason18/zylker-store/report/All_Orders/read/2000000010003/result/"

  • record_cursorstring

    Token will be valid for a period of 15mins. Request for further fetch of request with this particular cursor should reach the server within 15mins.


  • When you’re fetching batches of records and have reached the last batch, the record_cursor will not be received in the last batch. For example, if you are fetching five hundred thousand records in two batches of two hundred thousand records and one batch of one hundred thousand records (last batch), the record_cursor will not be received in the last batch of one hundred thousand records.
  • To learn about the Bulk Read API limits, refer to this page.

Sample Request

Copiedcurl "{0}"
-H "Authorization: Zoho-oauthtoken 1000.8cb99dxxxxxxxxxxxxx9be93.9b8xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxf"
Copiedresponse = invokeUrl
    url: ""
    type: GET
    connection: "zoho-creator"
info response ;

import okhttp3.HttpUrl;
import okhttp3.OkHttpClient;
import okhttp3.Request;
import org.json.JSONException;
import org.json.JSONObject;

public class BulkReadStatus
    public static void main(String[] args) throws JSONException
        OkHttpClient client = new OkHttpClient();

        HttpUrl.Builder urlBuilder = HttpUrl.parse("").newBuilder();
        Request request = new Request.Builder()
                .method("GET", null)
                .addHeader("Authorization", "Zoho-oauthtoken 1000.8cb99dxxxxxxxxxxxxx9be93.9b8xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxf")
            JSONObject response = new JSONObject(client.newCall(request).execute().body().string());
        catch (Exception e)
            System.out.println("Exception while making the API request.");
Copiedlet api_headers = {
    "Authorization": "Zoho-oauthtoken 1000.8cb99dxxxxxxxxxxxxx9be93.9b8xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxf"

try {
    let response = fetch("", {
        method: "GET",
        headers: api_headers
catch (exception) {
Copiedimport requests

api_headers = {
    "Authorization": "Zoho-oauthtoken 1000.8cb99dxxxxxxxxxxxxx9be93.9b8xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxf"
    response = requests.get("", headers=api_headers)
    print("Exception while making the API request.")

Sample Response:

  "code": 3000,
  "details": {
    "created_time": "06-Sep-2021 16:47:18",
    "id": "2000000018003",
    "operation": "read",
    "created_by": "jason18",
    "status": "In-progress"

Sample response of job completed

  "code": 3000,
  "details": {
    "result": {
      "count": 16,
      "download_url": "/api/bulk/v2.1/jason_18/one/report/b_Report/read/2000000010003/result"
    "created_time": "06-Sep-2021 16:47:18",
    "id": "2000000010003",
    "operation": "read",
    "created_by": "jason_18",
    "status": "Completed"