Describes Step by Step process of adding a sql job in SQL Server 2005
This is about adding a new SQL Jobs in the Sql Server 2005.
Make sure that the SQL Server Agent is up and running. You can see it in the taskbar icon.
If SQL Server Agent is not running, start it from the SQL Server Configuration Manger
You can also start the SQL Server Agent from the command prompt using the command netstart
net start "SQL Server Agent (
e.g net start "SQL Server Agent (SQLSERVER01)"
Connect to the database engine of SQL server using SQL Server Management Studio.
Expand the SQL Server Agent. You will see a Jobs folder over there. Right click on jobs and choose Add New.
A New Job popup will appear. Specify the name of the job.
Cilck next on the "Steps" in the left menu. A sql job can contain one or more steps. A step might be simply an sql statement or a stored procedure call. Add you step here
Job step added
Cilck next on the "Schedules" in the left menu. A sql job can contain one or more schedules. A schedule is basically the time at which sql job will run it self. You can specify recurring schedules also.
Job schedule added
You sql job is ready now. However there are other thing you can use if needed like Alert, Notifications etc.