Stop Optimize Database Task

There are a number of tasks that can be scheduled to run on a Plex server. This API command will stop the optimize database task.

URL

DELETE http://[IP address]:32400/butler/OptimizeDatabase?X-Plex-Token=[PlexToken]

Parameters

NameDescription
IP addressThe IP address of the Plex Media server.
PlexTokenThe authentication Plex token.

Return Status

HTTP CodeDescription
200Success - The task has stopped successfully.
401Unauthorized - The Plex token provided was not valid.
404Not Found - The task is not currently running.

Response

No response is returned by the command. The status code will indicate whether the optimize database task was stopped successfully.

Examples

Example 1

Stops the optimize database scheduled task on the Plex Media Server located at the IP address of 192.168.1.4:

DELETE http://192.168.1.4:32400/butler/OptimizeDatabase?X-Plex-Token=L6vkd7JtLHjsH5987vYY
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