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Norsk Yak Master

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Posted - 02/21/2013 :  09:14:53  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
I recently had the need to create an SSRS report showing the status of some jobs from the 10 last days, so I wrote this script that I thought could come in handy to others as well. The contents should be pretty self explanatory except maybe for the RowNum column which is there to separate each iteration of the job:

WITH cte_jobhistory AS (
		--> Creating a cte only to make the columns run_date and run_time into a "datetime-friendly" format  
		--  so it can be used for filtering
			RunDateString = 
				SUBSTRING(CAST(run_date as VARCHAR(20)), 1, 4) + '-' +  
				SUBSTRING(CAST(run_date as VARCHAR(20)), 5, 2) + '-' + 
				SUBSTRING(CAST(run_date as VARCHAR(20)), 7, 2),
			RunTimeString = 
				SUBSTRING(RIGHT('000000' + CAST(run_time as VARCHAR(20)), 6), 1, 2) + ':' + 
				SUBSTRING(RIGHT('000000' + CAST(run_time as VARCHAR(20)), 6), 3, 2) + ':' + 
				SUBSTRING(RIGHT('000000' + CAST(run_time as VARCHAR(20)), 6), 5, 2),
		FROM msdb.dbo.sysjobhistory
	RowNum = ROW_NUMBER() OVER (PARTITION BY, b.step_id ORDER BY instance_id DESC),
	RunStatus = CASE b.run_status 
		WHEN 0 THEN 'Failed'
		WHEN 1 THEN 'Succeded' 
		WHEN 2 THEN 'Retry' 
		WHEN 3 THEN 'Cancelled' 
		WHEN 4 THEN 'In Progress' 
FROM msdb.dbo.sysjobs a
	INNER JOIN cte_jobhistory b
		ON a.job_id = b.job_id
WHERE CONVERT(datetime, b.RunDateString) > GETDATE()-10
ORDER BY ASC, b.instance_id DESC

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Very Important crosS Applying yaK Herder

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Posted - 02/21/2013 :  22:58:22  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Thanks for this. SQL 2012 has Job Execution history report available as a standard report within SSMS.

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