A scheduled task managed by the database, for example using SQL Server Agent, Oracle dbms_job, or MySQL Event Scheduler.

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FileWatcher Troubleshooting Options

I have setup a Credential/Procedure/Program/File Watcher/Job to monitor a folder for new files, but it is not working. I am trying to figure out what I can check to troubleshoot why this isn't ...
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msdb.dbo.sp_start_job got stuck in stored procedure

I have a stored procedure USP_A with logic like following: ...... BEGIN TRY exec dbo.usp_Log 'Start to run job job1' Exec @intErrorCode = msdb.dbo.sp_start_job 'job1' IF @intErrorCode <> 0 ...
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sp_stop_job reports Success, but the jobs are still running

We have some jobs that run via the scheduler. We noticed today that some are still running from the weekend, and we need to kill them. We have used sp_stop_job and it reports that the job has been ...
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How do I identify the remote db agent name to use in create_database_destination on Oracle 11gR2?

I am trying to setup DBMS_SCHEDULER in Oracle 11g to run a remote database job. I have a remote Oracle 11g R2 database on unix and a local one on Windows. I read that you can install the oracle ...
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Save multiple SQL jobs in single files

I'm using SQL Server 2005 and I need to save every SQL agent job in single 'create in' *.sql files. The problem is that I got about 20 SQL Server with 15 (up to 51) SQL jobs. How can I export these ...
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What is mean by a blind write in a schedule?

I know that every conflict serialisable schedules are view serialisable but the converse is not true. I read in a webpage that when a schedule is view serialisable but not conflict serializable then ...
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Upgraded to SQL Server 2012 and sql server agent scheduled jobs run twice

We recently upgraded from 2008 to 2012 and with one of our applications running on a ACTIVE & PASSIVE server (Always On) it has been running twice at the exact same time. We verified it wasnt ...
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ORA-12546: TNS:permission denied, on Windows through Task Scheduler

I am trying to export all objects of specific oracle user by executing a batch file through Windows Task Scheduler: exp.exe myuser/pass@dbname owner=myuser log=mylog.txt The Oracle 11.2.0.4 x64 and ...
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Getting email notification when jobs are created under user_schema rather than sys?

I log in as sys and set the smtp for scheduler: BEGIN DBMS_SCHEDULER.set_scheduler_attribute('email_server', '10.1.1.15'); DBMS_SCHEDULER.set_scheduler_attribute('email_sender', 'user@compny.com')...
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DBMS_Scheduler is running fine at regular intervals but procedure within scheduled program not getting executed

DBMS_Scheduler is running fine at regular intervals but the procedure within scheduled program is not getting executed. We have created one scheduled program which has PL-SQL block contains stored ...
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Ola Hallengren backup failed

I have been using on my SQL Server 2008R2 server Ola Hallengren solutions for almost two years. Last night backups failed, both System databases and user databases with error below. Example of ...
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Maintenance Plan job failing with access denied for NT SERVICE\SQLSERVERAGENT

I used the Maintenance Plan Wizard under SQL Server 2014 to create a simple maintenance plan that once a week: Check Database Integrity including indexes Rebuild Indexes Clean Up History When the ...
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Getting non owner to execute a job

I've attempted to implement solution three from the following Q & A: Allow non-sysadmin, non-owner of a SQL Server Agent job to execute it Table created and sproc created in msdb, inserted rows ...
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Set an SSIS SQL Agent job to unexpected error or failure

I was running a series of SSIS packages in a SQL Agent job on a virtual server when the server was shutdown - hard. The package execution report shows it as still running even though I believe it is ...
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Oracle dbms_scheduler: Can I create a job that will not overlap with itself?

How can I ensure that a dbms_scheduler job will never have more than one instance running? For example, if I have a job that is scheduled to run once a minute, but it actually runs for three minutes, ...
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SSIS Package Validation Error when Executed From Windows Task Scheduler

I have deployed my SSIS package using the project deployment model to the SSIS catalog and experience a strange validation error when I try to execute the package. I believe this is due to a ...
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Similar Jobs in two different Servers

Can anyone just help me with a script to find similar SQL jobs in two different instances/servers? By similar I mean jobs with the same name, which do the same task, with the same frequency and ...
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Running Excel Macro Code by SSIS package configured with SQL Server Job agent

I am trying to execute an Excel macro. It executes successfully on Visual Studio Data Tools 2012. But When I configured this package with SQL Server Job agent and try to execute this, it throws an ...
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Getting SQL Server Agent to run multiple instance of a job at a time

As I understand it, SQL Server Agent runs only one instance of a job (SSIS Package in this case) at a time. I need it to Start a job 15 times, and then let them all run at the same time. Up to now, ...
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Is it possible to configure exceptions for SQL Server Agent tasks?

I use SQL Agents tasks to execute my backup, maintenance & ETL tasks. IT would like to have a regular maintenance window to apply server patches. They're suggesting the 3rd Tuesday of every month ...
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Create a copy of a SQL Server Job

Using T-SQL or Powershell, how can I create a stored procedure that performs the following: Copy a SQL Server Agent Job to another backup Job on the same server (with a new name) Disable the backup ...
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Passing parameters to a procedure executed by DBMS_SCHEDULER

I have a scheduler program that runs a stored procedure that requires input parameters. BEGIN DBMS_SCHEDULER.DROP_PROGRAM (program_name => 'MYSCHEMA.EXPORT_SCHEMA_STARTING'); END; /...
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How to set ENVREFERENCE when creating a SQL Server job

SQL Server 2014 (if it matters) When I am migrating SSIS packages and jobs between environments, I need to update the /ENVREFERENCE parameter to the command for each job step. Is there anyway to ...
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Completion of SQL Job triggers start of job on a different SQL Server

I want the completion of a SQL Server agent job to trigger the start of a job on another server. More specifically, I want my SSRS server to email a subscription report whenever an FTP/Import job ...
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How to changes or update local server connection in Maintenance plan job

Two days back our client changed one of our Dev Server name After Server Renamed, All my maintenance jobs and other jobs are failing because server name mismatch. We are using sql server 2012 ...
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Unable to set user/group as principal on a proxy

I'm organizing permissions on our SQL Server instance. I want to stop using a SQL Server account, and instead grant permissions to Active Directory groups, and then add user and service accounts to ...
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SQL Server Job does not execute when scheduled, but does execute manually, how do I get it to run as scheduled? [duplicate]

I am running SQL Server 2014 SP 1 CU 5. The job did work in the past. The schedule is enabled. The account it is running under is an ADS account which has sysadmin rights and has delete rights to the ...
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SQL Server Agent job returns a failure status message after the job succeed.

We have a sql server agent job which runs every day on sql server 2008R2. The job has been running for years and had no issues before; and nothing has been changed recently. Two weeks ago, the job ...
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Failed to execute IS server package because of error 0x80131904 … System.ComponentModel.Win32Exception: The handle is invalid

I have an SSIS package that is executed every 30 seconds by a SQL Agent Job. Every few days, an execution will fail with this message in the Job History: Failed to execute IS server package ...
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Prevent SQL Job Agent from interpreting a quotation mark as apostrophe

I'm struggling with my SQL Job Agent interpreting a quotation mark " as an apostrophe '. I have a T-SQL query which works in SQL Server Management Studio but not when I insert the exact same ...
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Error running Powershell Script in SQL Server Agent

I have a SQL job that runs via SQL Server Agent (Running SQL Server 2012 Enterprise). The last step of the job is to run an application located on a network share. Unfortunately I don't know the name ...
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Generate backup script of SQL Agent Jobs using c#

I am using C# code to read all the SQL Agent Jobs: static readonly string SqlAgentJobName = "SqlAgentJob_123"; static ServerConnection conn; static Server server; static Job job; try { conn = ...
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What is considered for output from an sql server job step?

In short: It seems I only get PRINT messages to my SQL Server job history. What is the definition of valid history output? Background: Just executing a statement like UPDATE product SET ... will ...
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Stored procedures vs inline SQL in a Job step

I have created a job with two steps: Delete 50000 rows from an error table older than 90 days. Create and email a quick report on the number of new records created in the error table that day, ...
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see currently running background indexing jobs (MongoDB)

In mongodb.log I see 2016-03-31T12:44:11.003+0200 I - [conn58191] Index Build (background): 14396400/17648149 81% 2016-03-31T12:44:14.018+0200 I - [conn58191] Index Build (...
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How to get the AD account associated to a Proxy?

on the picture below, you can see, I have a sql server job called "Backup SSAS DBS_" that Run as: PowerShell_Proxy How can I find out the AD (active directory) account associated with that Proxy ...
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Insufficient disk space in Filegroup

One of my jobs is failing and it shows below message. Error: Could not allocate a new page for database 'Reporting' because of insufficient disk space in Filegroup ‘PRIMARY’. Create the necessary ...
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MySQL Event scheduler not generating CSV

The scheduler seems to be running from INFORMATION_SCHEMA.EVENTS but there is no CSV output. The event scheduler has to automatically produce a csv to pass on the data to another system. It's like ...
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how to calculate the next time a job will run - by each schedule

I have a script that shows me when it is the next time a job(s) will run, and other things, the dates are formatted, etc. the script is here, and it works fine: USE msdb Go set transaction ...
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Start failed for Job in SQL Server Agent

I am trying to schedule a job which executes stored procedure but it is failing. DECLARE @return_value int EXEC @return_value = [dbo].[sp_WarehouseAttendance_New] SELECT 'Return Value' = @...
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SQL Server 2014 proxy error

I'm rather confused by this one and can't see any options in previous posts about similar things. I've created a credential -> proxy account, that will run a PowerShell script. When I run the ...
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Moving SQL Server Agent Job Categories and Schedules

I want to copy a set of Job Categories and Schedules between MS SQL Servers (2012/2014). select * FROM msdb.dbo.sysschedules Returns all schedules. select * FROM msdb.dbo.syscategories WHERE ...
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how to send email message with the results of a job?

I have the following update, that creates a table backup in a database called tablebackups with the records that are going to be updated, and then do 2 different updates. USE ...
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Checking Job Statuses As A Daily Task

I've been thinking about this a lot recently: Is there a consensus as to how to check SQL Server Agent jobs have run correctly? Some advice seems to be alerting the operator on failure and ...
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Create a job that sets Auto Update Statistics on

I am using SQL Server 2012. The vendor wants Auto Update Statistics set to false, but my boss wants it set to true. If I set it to true, after a while it goes back to false by itself. I think the ...
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Get Job step run for all jobs and job steps using TSQL

I was wondering if there is an easy way to check the "Run as" value for each job step using TSQL code instead of opening every job on the server and each individual step? I cannot figure out where to ...
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Why does Veritas backup take longer through CMDEXEC than cmd?

"c:\...\dbbackex.exe" -f "C:\...\backup.bch" -p policy_name -s server_name -np The above command, when run from command line takes something like 30sec to finish for a small db or transaction logs. ...
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Running SQL job: The login is from an untrusted domain and cannot be used with Windows authentication

I have two databases in different servers (server1 , server2) server1: Login : login1 / password :123 /member of sysadmin (user user1,password:pass) server2 : Login :login1 / password :123 /...
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Need Script to find SP Invoked in SQL

I'm unable to track a stored procedure that is executing every morning 7 AM. Is there is any script to check that which job invokes that particular SP?
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SQL Job No Longer Executes According to Schedule After an Error

I have many SQL jobs scheduled to run at various times. I've noticed that sometimes, not always, if the job aborts on an error, it will not execute its next scheduled execution. In fact, it won't ...