I inherited a SQL Server environment. In (database engine) SQL Server Agent are two jobs defined that apparently belong to the report server.

First and only step in the first job:

exec [ReportServer].dbo.AddEvent @EventType='CacheInvalidateSchedule', @EventData='c5b50dad-33bb-40b8-a696-59b1a555e8e4'

First and only step in the second job:

exec [ReportServer].dbo.AddEvent @EventType='RefreshCache', @EventData='f1ae0c17-b150-4861-8d9a-8552036123a3'

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Any ideas how these two jobs were originally created and what they do? When I check the report server, there are no schedules defined:

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The connected report server is empty:

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  • How do the SQL statements you posted relate to the jobs highlighted? Is it a step within the job? Are there other steps? That is what tells you what the job is doing - at least at a high level. Those statements look to be executing a stored procedure (AddEvent), so you'll want to investigate that to see exactly what it does with those parameters being passed in. – JShark Oct 23 '20 at 13:48
  • The statements are the first and only step in the respective job. There are no other steps. I have edited my question accordingly. Unfortunately, I cannot check what the stored procedure (AddEvent) does because the connected report server does not contain any database nor does it contain a programmability folder (I assume everything has been developed in visual studio). – Fusscreme Oct 23 '20 at 14:19
  • ReportServer is the name of a database on the current server, and that is where the stored procedure will be (if it still exists). – JShark Oct 23 '20 at 14:27
  • Thanks. I didn't know that the db would be stored in the database engine. The stored procedure was still there but somewhat nonsensical as the resulting table was empty. Fortunately though I found the answer (check below). – Fusscreme Oct 23 '20 at 15:08

First I ran

Use ReportServer  
select * from ExecutionLog3 order by TimeStart DESC  

This gave me a list of events that I matched with the scheduled times of the jobs:

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So I went to the portal and checked the dataset. Turns out caching was enabled:

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