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Microsoft® SQL Server 2012 Unleashed by Alex T. Silverstein, Chris Gallelli, Paul T. Bertucci, Ray Rankins

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Viewing Job History

You view job history via the Log File Viewer, which is a comprehensive application that allows for many different types of logs to be viewed. You right-click a job in the SQL Server Agent and select History to display the Log File Viewer. Figure 13.14 shows the Log File Viewer with several examples of job history selected for viewing.

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FIGURE 13.14 Job history shown in the Log File Viewer.

Compared to viewing job history in SQL Server versions prior to SQL Server 2005, the current form of the Log File Viewer has some distinct advantages for viewing job history. In the Log File Viewer, you can select multiple jobs for viewing ...

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