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sp_help_jobcount (Transact-SQL)

Provides the number of jobs that a schedule is attached to.

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sp_help_jobcount 
     [ @schedule_name = ] 'schedule_name' ,
     [ @schedule_id = ] schedule_id 

[ @schedule_id= ] schedule_id

The identifier of the schedule to list. schedule_id is int, with no default. Either schedule_id or schedule_name may be specified.

[ @schedule_name= ] 'schedule_name'

The name of the schedule to list. schedule_name is sysname, with no default. Either schedule_id or schedule_name may be specified.

0 (success) or 1 (failure)

Returns the following result set:

Column name

Data type

Description

JobCount

int

Number of jobs for the specified schedule.

This procedure lists the number of jobs attached to the specified schedule.

By default, members of the sysadmin fixed server role can execute this stored procedure. Other users must be granted one of the following SQL Server Agent fixed database roles in the msdb database:

  • SQLAgentUserRole

  • SQLAgentReaderRole

  • SQLAgentOperatorRole

For details about the permissions of these roles, see SQL Server Agent Fixed Database Roles.

Only members of sysadmin can view counts for jobs that are owned by others.

The following example lists the number of jobs attached to the NightlyJobs schedule.

USE msdb ;
GO

EXEC sp_help_jobcount
    @schedule_name = N'NightlyJobs' ;
GO
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