Updated: April 17, 2012
Applies To: Windows Vista, Windows Server 2008, Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Server 2012, Windows 8
Retrieves the state of the specified job.
The job's display name or GUID
The possible states are:
The job is waiting to run.
BITS is contacting the server.
BITS is transferring data.
The job is paused.
A non-recoverable error occurred; the transfer will not be retried.
A recoverable error occurred; the transfer retries when the minimum retry delay expires.
The job was completed.
The job was canceled.
The following example retrieves the state for the job named myDownloadJob.
C:\>bitsadmin /GetState myDownloadJob