AsyncOperation (system job) entity messages and methods


Updated: November 29, 2016

Applies To: Dynamics 365 (online), Dynamics 365 (on-premises), Dynamics CRM 2016, Dynamics CRM Online

An asynchronous operation (system job) represents a process whose execution can continue independently or in the background. The schema name for this entity is AsyncOperation. To view the entity metadata for your organization, install the Metadata Browser solution described in Browse the metadata for your organization. You can also view the metadata for an uncustomized organization in the Excel file called EntityMetadata.xlsx included in the top-level folder of the SDK download.

The following table describes the messages for this entity, which you use with theIOrganizationService.Execute method.




For internal use only.


Deletes an asynchronous operation (system job). The asynchronous operation can be deleted only if the AsyncOperation.AsyncOperationState is completed. You can also call the IOrganizationService.Delete method.


Retrieve an asynchronous operation (system job). You can also call the IOrganizationService.Retrieve method.


Retrieves a collection of asynchronous operations (system jobs). You can also call the IOrganizationService.RetrieveMultiple method.


Retrieves the access that the security principal (user) has for an asynchronous operation (system job).


Updates an asynchronous operation (system job). Typically, you would update only the AsyncOperation.StateCode or AsyncOperation.PostponeUntil attributes of the asynchronous operation (system job). You can also call the IOrganizationService.Update method.

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