There's any way to find out who stopped\restarted\started the following services ?

  • SQL Server Database Engine
  • SQL Server Agent
  • SQL Server Analysis Services

Thanks !


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This appears to be answered here:


Moral of the story is event viewer/ system logs should show you

  • I don't think this is valid anymore... Just quickly tested it on my server and the "user" is "N/A" for the line in the "system" events that match the service stop and the service start Feb 5, 2020 at 19:20
  • Bummer, your link looks promising though
    – Muab Nhoj
    Feb 5, 2020 at 19:59

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