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Failed Job Notification

This script notifies the DBA or Developers with the list of failed jobs. This script useful if you want to use either Mater-Target server option or even single server to monitor the Target servers jobs. You must have SQL MAIL configured on the SQL Server.

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2006-02-20 (first published: )

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Delete Old backup Files

The following script deletes files in the specified folder, older than specified no of days and outputs the details to the specified file location. I use this VB script to delete some old backup files those can't be deleted with the regular maintenance plans. All you need to do is to supply the backup folder […]

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2006-01-20 (first published: )

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Database File(s) Growth Notification

This stored proc notify the user(s) if the data/log file grew. When you execute it for the first time it will get the data/log files sizes and inserts in a table. Next time when you run the script if will compare the current size with the previous files size. This script must need sqlmail configured […]

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2003-11-07

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Errorlog Notification

This script Notifies the user(s) whenever there is an Error logged in the Error message. It excludes the Error messages 15457 and 1073759806. These 2 Errors can be ignored. (I know we like to keep our Elogs clean but for some time you need to yield to them J ). You’ll see the first error […]

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2003-10-30

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A New Audit

I have a brand new D: drive on my system that is formatted, but contains no files or folders. What happens when I execute this code?

CREATE SERVER AUDIT audit2 TO FILE ( FILEPATH ='D:\audit' );
GO

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