List Job Category Information

This topic describes how to list job category information in SQL Server 2017 by using Transact-SQL or SQL Server Management Objects.

Before You Begin

Security

For detailed information, see Implement SQL Server Agent Security.

Using Transact-SQL

To list job category information

  1. In Object Explorer, connect to an instance of Database Engine.

  2. On the Standard bar, click New Query.

  3. Copy and paste the following example into the query window and click Execute.

    -- returns information about jobs that are administered locally  
    USE msdb ;  
    GO  
    
    EXEC dbo.sp_help_category  
        @type = N'LOCAL' ;  
    GO  
    

For more information, see sp_help_category (Transact-SQL).

Using SQL Server Management Objects

To list job category information

Use the JobCategory class by using a programming language that you choose, such as Visual Basic, Visual C#, or PowerShell.