Octopus implements a queue of running background tasks. Sometimes, a task may hang, or be canceled, but never actually finish canceling. This prevents any new tasks from beginning, and new tasks will eventually appear as Timed Out.
When a task is queued, you’ll see a list of tasks that it is waiting on in the task summary:
You can navigate to any of these tasks, and then click the Cancel button in the top right corner on the executing/waiting/queued task (you may need to click it twice). This will mark the blocked task as Failed and then allow your new task to proceed.
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Page updated on Sunday, January 1, 2023