A queue is an ordered list of jobs with a given priority set. As jobs do not have priorities by default, they inherit the priority from queue, which enables job management.

A priority is an integer between 0 (lowest) and 1000 (highest), and applies


To list queues:

all_queues = session.find('Queue')


To create a queue:

queue = session.create("Queue",{

A dict will be returned containing user attributes:

    "id": "61cd853e44b630d9e10cfb2e",
    "code": "high_prio",
    "priority": 999,
    "status": "waiting",
    "default": false,
    "uri": "acmevfx/high_prio",
    "description": "",
    "metadata": {},
    "created": "2021-12-30T11:09:02",
    'user': '5d91b33ac71c12871d1fc3c2',
    'user_hr': 'user:employee@acmevfx.com(employee)',
    "modified": "2021-10-26T08:12:36",
    "modifier": "61bf395c46ed6081a2b2afc0"

Explanation of the returned attributes:

  • id: The internal accsyn user id, use this when modifying the queue later on.

  • code: The unique name of the queue.

  • priority: The priority value, from 0 (lowest) to 1000 (highest).

  • status: The status of queue, can be “waiting” (enabled) or “disabled” - all jobs within queue are put on hold.

  • default: If default or not, the default queue is were new jobs are put id not explicitly set.

  • uri: The URI of queue, used for nested queues.

  • description: Description of the queue.

  • metadata: Queue metadata dict.

  • created: Date of creation.

  • user: The ID of user that created the queue.

  • user_hr: Human readable user entry.

  • modified: Date of last modification.

  • modifier: The user that most recently modified the user.


To disable a queue:

session.update('Queue', '61cd853e44b630d9e10cfb2e', {'status':"disabled"})


To delete a queue:

session.delete_one('Queue', '61cd853e44b630d9e10cfb2e')


  • If you delete a queue, all associated jobs are moved to the

  • Related user home share will also be deleted.

  • accsyn user account information are still preserved, as user could be member of another accsyn domain.