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pause_queue(name \\ __MODULE__, opts)

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pause_queue(name(), opts :: [queue_option()]) :: :ok

Pause a running queue, preventing it from executing any new jobs. All running jobs will remain running until they are finished.

When shutdown begins all queues are paused.


  • :queue - a string or atom specifying the queue to pause, required
  • :local_only - whether the queue will be paused only on the local node, default: false


Pause the default queue:

Oban.pause_queue(queue: :default)

Pause the default queue, but only on the local node:

Oban.pause_queue(queue: :default, local_only: true)