Periodic and background operations are executed internally by Vidispine services. These resources are meant for system administrators or developers that need to troubleshoot or monitor a server. For a list of available services, see  GET /vidispine-service . The available Vidispine services may vary from version to version and should not be considered to be part of the stable API.


AccessCacheBufferCache - Updates internal Access Cache list

(http://apidoc.vidispine.com/latest/security/access-control.html)


ArchiveCruncher - Archives files that have been but to storages of type ARCHIVE

(http://apidoc.vidispine.com/latest/system/integration/archival.html)


AuthenticationTokenPeriodic - Cleans expired authentication tokens


DatabaseCleanupCruncher - Purges job and audit log according to configuration

(http://apidoc.vidispine.com/latest/system/property.html#database-purging)


FederationMetadataPeriodic - Updates LDAP data

(http://apidoc.vidispine.com/latest/security/ldap.html)


FileHashingCruncher - Computes file checksums

(http://apidoc.vidispine.com/latest/ref/storage/storage.html#vskey-hashMode)


IndexBufferCruncher - Sends queued updates to Solr

(http://apidoc.vidispine.com/latest/system/property.html#search-and-indexing)


ItemDeleteCruncher - Removes items marked for deletion

(http://apidoc.vidispine.com/latest/ref/item/item.html#delete-a-single-item)


JobCruncher - Manages all running jobs

(http://apidoc.vidispine.com/latest/ref/job.html#managing-jobs)


JobCruncherPeriodic - Manages jobs left in waiting state (e.g. after restart)


JobProblemPeriodic - Restarts jobs waiting on a resource


LibraryCruncher - Updates libraries according to library definition

(http://apidoc.vidispine.com/latest/ref/library.html#managing-libraries)


LicenseRunnerRemoveOldSlaves - Only used on a Vidispine Master Node

(http://apidoc.vidispine.com/latest/ref/license.html#slave-management-and-monitoring)


LicenseRunner - Validates license

(http://apidoc.vidispine.com/latest/ref/license.html#get-version-and-license-information)


LockPeriodic - Manages item locks

(http://apidoc.vidispine.com/latest/ref/item/locking.html)


LogReportUploaderCruncher - Uploads LogReport to Vidispine, if user selected that option

(http://apidoc.vidispine.com/latest/system/log-report.html)


MetadataMigrationCruncher - Manages metadata migration

(http://apidoc.vidispine.com/latest/item/metadata/migration.html)


MxfServerAccessControlCruncher - Synchronizes access with MXF Server

(http://apidoc.vidispine.com/latest/system/integration/mxfserver.html)


NotificationBufferCruncher - First step in notification handling

(http://apidoc.vidispine.com/latest/system/notification.html#triggers)


NotificationQueueCruncher - Second step in notification handling, actually performs the notification action

(http://apidoc.vidispine.com/latest/system/notification.html#actions)


ProxyPeriodic - Expires old temporary URIs used in jobs


QuotaCruncher - Supervises quota rules

(http://apidoc.vidispine.com/latest/ref/quota.html)


ReindexCruncher - Performs reindexing work started by user

(http://apidoc.vidispine.com/latest/ref/metadata/reindex.html)


ScheduledRequestCruncher - Performs API requests scheduled to be executed at a certain time

(http://apidoc.vidispine.com/latest/ref/scheduled-requests.html)


SiteCruncherNew - Manages item synchronization in multi-site setup

(http://apidoc.vidispine.com/latest/site/multi-site.html)


SiteFileCruncher - Manages file synchronization in multi-site setup


SiteMergerCruncher - Manages metadata synchronization in multi-site setup


SpellCheckCruncher - Updates Solr's spell check dictionary

(http://apidoc.vidispine.com/latest/item/search.html#spell-checking)


StorageRuleSupervisor - Verifies the status of files in items according to storage rules

(http://apidoc.vidispine.com/latest/storage/storage-rule.html)


StorageSupervisorServlet - Starts StorageSupervisorWorkers (which in turn detect file system changes) on all storages

(http://apidoc.vidispine.com/latest/storage/storage.html)


TemporarySegmentPeriodic - Removed old temporary file segments

(http://apidoc.vidispine.com/latest/system/property.html#vsvar-useSegmentFiles)


TranscoderStatusServlet - Checks the statuses of all transcoders

(http://apidoc.vidispine.com/latest/system/transcoder.html)


TransferPeriodic - Removes expired transfers


VXAServlet - Only used by VXAs connected to VidiXplore


WebsocketUpdateCruncher - Only used by VidiXplore



More on Vidispine services and how to enable/disable specific ones;

http://apidoc.vidispine.com/latest/ref/vidispine-service.html#vidispine-services