View and kill active transactions

Administrators can view active transactions and kill long-running transactions if necessary from the Active Transactions module.

Before you begin

Role required: admin

About this task

This action is intended to stop background processes, such as scheduled jobs, and not user-initiated transactions.


  1. If high security is enabled, elevate privileges to security_admin.
  2. Navigate to User Administration > Active Transactions.
    Active transactions list
  3. Select the transaction you want to stop.
  4. Perform one of the following actions.
    • Right-click the record and select Kill.
    • Select the check box beside the record and select Kill from the Actions on selected rows choice list at the bottom of the list.