Execute SQL Server Agent Job Task (Maintenance Plan)

Use the Execute SQL Server Agent Job Task dialog to execute Microsoft SQL Server Agent jobs within a maintenance plan. This option will not be available if you have no SQL Server Agent jobs on the selected connection.

This task uses the .sp_start_job statement.

UIElement List

Connection
Select the server connection to use when performing this task.

New
Create a new server connection to use when performing this task. The New Connection dialog box is described below.

Available SQL Agent jobs
Select the job to execute. The grid provides the Job name and Description to identify the jobs.

View T-SQL
View the Transact-SQL statements performed against the server for this task, based on the selected options.

Note

When the number of objects affected is large, this display can take a considerable amount of time.

New Connection Dialog Box

Connection name
Enter a name for the new connection.

Select or enter a server name
Select a server to connect to when performing this task.

Refresh
Refresh the list of available servers.

Enter information to log on to the server
Specify how to authenticate against the server.

Use Windows integrated security
Connect to an instance of the SQL Server Database Engine with Microsoft Windows Authentication.

Use a specific user name and password
Connect to an instance of the SQL Server Database Engine using SQL Server Authentication. This option is not available.

User name
Provide a SQL Server login to use when authenticating. This option is not available.

Password
Provide a password to use when authenticating. This option is not available.

See Also

sp_add_job (Transact-SQL)
Create a Job
sp_start_job (Transact-SQL)