Error "The SQL agent service is not running or its start-up type is not automatic on the computer [computername]. Start the service and set its start-up type as automatic to proceed.

Article:TECH115727  |  Created: 2009-01-12  |  Updated: 2013-01-21  |  Article URL
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The Microsoft SQL Agent Service must be set up as a local system account. If a domain account is used, then the account must be assigned to the sysadmin role for the Microsoft SQL Server. In addition, the account must be added to the group SQLServer2005SQLAgentUserComputerNameInstance Name.


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