Modify a Job
This topic describes how to change the properties of Microsoft SQL Server Agent jobs in SQL Server 2016 by using SQL Server Management Studio, Transact-SQL, or SQL Server Management Objects.
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To modify a job, using:
A SQL Server Agent master job cannot be targeted at both local and remote servers.
Unless you are a member of the sysadmin fixed server role, you can only modify jobs that you own. For detailed information, see Implement SQL Server Agent Security.
In Object Explorer, connect to an instance of the SQL Server Database Engine, and then expand that instance.
Expand SQL Server Agent, expand Jobs, right-click the job you want to modify, and then click Properties.
In the Job Properties dialog box, update the job's properties, steps, schedule, alerts, and notifications using the corresponding pages.
In Object Explorer, connect to an instance of the Database Engine, and then expand that instance.
On the toolbar, click New Query.
In the query window, use the following system stored procedures to modify a job.
Execute sp_update_job (Transact-SQL) to change the attributes of a job.
Execute sp_update_schedule (Transact-SQL) to change the scheduling details for a job definition.
Execute sp_add_jobstep (Transact-SQL) to add new job steps.
Execute sp_update_jobstep (Transact-SQL) to change pre-existing job steps.
Execute sp_delete_jobstep (Transact-SQL) to remove a job step from a job.
Additional stored procedures to modify any SQL Server Agent master job:
To modify a job
Use the Job class by using a programming language that you choose, such as Visual Basic, Visual C#, or PowerShell. For more information, see SQL Server Management Objects (SMO).