Script all the jobs on a SQL server 2005 and apply them in SQL 2008

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Just run the above in SQL 2005 and run the output in SQL 2008 to create all the jobs.

This is mostly used when the SQL Server is upgraded to 2008 from 2005

/**************************************Script to generate all the Jobs on a server **************************************/
--CreatedBy - Amit Mathur (v-amat)
--CreatedDate - 08/26/2009
/**************************************Script to generate all the Jobs on a server **************************************/
SET NOCOUNT ON 
BEGIN TRY

PRINT 'USE [msdb]'
PRINT 'GO'
PRINT ''

DECLARE @JobID nvarchar(100),
        @JobName varchar (128),
        @JobCategory varchar (128),
        @JobCategoryClass varchar(128),
        @Now datetime,
        @Nowtext varchar(30)

    SELECT @Now = GETDATE()
            
    SELECT @Nowtext = CAST(@Now as varchar(30))


CREATE TABLE #Jobs (id int identity (1,1), jobid varchar(50))

INSERT INTO #Jobs (jobid) SELECT jobid = convert(varchar(50),job_id) FROM msdb.dbo.SysJobs WITH (NOLOCK)

DECLARE @MaxJobs int,
        @JobControl int 
SELECT @JobControl = 1
SELECT @MaxJobs = MAX(id) FROM #jobs 

--Create Jobs by looping through all the existing jobs on the server
WHILE (@JobControl <= @MaxJobs)
BEGIN --BEGIN Jobs

    SELECT @JobID = JobID FROM #jobs WHERE id = @JobControl

    SELECT @JobName = name FROM msdb.dbo.sysjobs_view WHERE Job_ID = @JobID
    SELECT @JobCategory =    sc.name, @JobCategoryClass = category_class FROM msdb.dbo.sysjobs sj 
                            INNER JOIN msdb.dbo.syscategories sc
                            ON sc.category_id = sj.category_id
                            WHERE Job_ID = @JobID


    PRINT '/****** Object: Job ' + @JobName + ' Script Date:' + @Nowtext + ' ******/'
    PRINT 'IF EXISTS (SELECT job_id FROM msdb.dbo.sysjobs_view WHERE name = N''' + @JobName + ''')'
    PRINT 'EXEC msdb.dbo.sp_delete_job @job_name= N''' + @JobName + ''''+ ', @delete_unused_schedule=1'
    PRINT 'GO'
    PRINT ''
    PRINT '/****** Object: Job ' + @JobName + ' Script Date:' + @Nowtext + ' ******/'
    PRINT 'BEGIN TRANSACTION'
    PRINT 'DECLARE @ReturnCode INT'
    PRINT 'SELECT @ReturnCode = 0'
    PRINT '/****** Object: JobCategory ' + QUOTENAME(@JobCategory) + ' Script Date:' + @Nowtext + ' ******/'
    PRINT 'IF NOT EXISTS (SELECT name FROM msdb.dbo.syscategories WHERE name = N''' + @JobCategory + ''' AND category_class = ' + @JobCategoryClass+ ')'
    PRINT 'BEGIN'
    PRINT 'EXEC @ReturnCode = msdb.dbo.sp_add_category @class=N''JOB'', @type=N''LOCAL'', @name = N''' + @JobCategory + '''' 
    PRINT 'IF (@@ERROR <> 0 OR @ReturnCode <> 0) GOTO QuitWithRollback'
    PRINT ''
    PRINT 'END'
    PRINT ''
    PRINT 'DECLARE @jobId BINARY(16)'
    PRINT ''
    DECLARE @enabled int, 
            @notify_level_eventlog int, 
            @notify_level_email int, 
            @notify_level_netsend int, 
            @notify_level_page int, 
            @delete_level int, 
            @description nvarchar(128), 
            @category_name nvarchar(128), 
            @owner_login_name nvarchar(128),
            @notify_email_operator_name nvarchar(128)

    SELECT     @enabled = sj.enabled, 
            @notify_level_eventlog = sj.notify_level_eventlog, 
            @notify_level_email = sj.notify_level_email, 
            @notify_level_netsend = sj.notify_level_netsend, 
            @notify_level_page = sj.notify_level_page, 
            @delete_level = sj.delete_level, 
            @description = sj.[description], 
            @category_name = sc.name, 
            @owner_login_name = SUSER_NAME(sj.owner_sid),
            @notify_email_operator_name = so.name
    FROM msdb.dbo.sysjobs sj 
    INNER JOIN msdb.dbo.syscategories sc
        ON sc.category_id = sj.category_id
    LEFT OUTER JOIN msdb.dbo.sysoperators so
        ON sj.notify_email_operator_id = so.id    
    WHERE Job_ID = @JobID

    PRINT 'EXEC @ReturnCode = msdb.dbo.sp_add_job @job_name = N''' + @JobName + ''',' 
    PRINT '        @enabled=' + CAST(@enabled as varchar(30))+ ',' 
    PRINT '        @notify_level_eventlog=' + CAST(@notify_level_eventlog as varchar(30))+ ',' 
    PRINT '        @notify_level_email=' + CAST(@notify_level_email as varchar(30))+ ','
    PRINT '        @notify_level_netsend=' + CAST(@notify_level_netsend as varchar(30))+ ','
    PRINT '        @notify_level_page=' + CAST(@notify_level_page as varchar(30))+ ','
    PRINT '        @delete_level=' + CAST(@delete_level as varchar(30))+ ','
    PRINT '        @description=N''' + REPLACE(@description, '''','''''') + ''',' 
    PRINT '        @category_name=N''' + @category_name + ''',' 
    PRINT '        @owner_login_name=N''' + ISNULL(@owner_login_name,'sa') + ''','
IF @notify_email_operator_name IS NOT NULL
BEGIN 
    PRINT '        @notify_email_operator_name=N''' + @notify_email_operator_name + ''', @job_id = @JobID OUTPUT'
END 
ELSE 
    BEGIN 
    PRINT '        @job_id = @JobID OUTPUT'
    END 
    PRINT 'IF (@@ERROR <> 0 OR @ReturnCode <> 0) GOTO QuitWithRollback'
    PRINT ''
    --CREATE STEPS 
    DECLARE @MaxSteps int,
            @LoopControl int 
    SELECT @LoopControl = 1
    SELECT @MaxSteps = MAX(step_id) FROM msdb.dbo.sysjobsteps WHERE Job_ID = @JobID

    WHILE (@LoopControl <= @MaxSteps)
        BEGIN
            DECLARE @step_name nvarchar (128),
                    @step_id int, 
                    @cmdexec_success_code int, 
                    @on_success_action int, 
                    @on_success_step_id int, 
                    @on_fail_action int, 
                    @on_fail_step_id int, 
                    @retry_attempts int, 
                    @retry_interval int, 
                    @os_run_priority int, 
                    @subsystem nvarchar (128), 
                    @command nvarchar (max), 
                    @database_name nvarchar(128), 
                    @flags int

            SELECT     @step_name = step_name,
                    @step_id = step_id, 
                    @cmdexec_success_code = cmdexec_success_code, 
                    @on_success_action = on_success_action, 
                    @on_success_step_id = on_success_step_id, 
                    @on_fail_action = on_fail_action, 
                    @on_fail_step_id = on_fail_step_id, 
                    @retry_attempts = retry_attempts, 
                    @retry_interval = retry_interval, 
                    @os_run_priority = os_run_priority, 
                    @subsystem = subsystem, 
                    @command = command, 
                    @database_name = database_name, 
                    @flags = flags
            FROM msdb.dbo.sysjobsteps WHERE Job_ID = @JobID        
            AND step_id = @LoopControl
            PRINT ''    
            PRINT '/****** Object: Step ' + @step_name + ' Script Date: ' + @Nowtext + '******/'

            PRINT 'EXEC @ReturnCode = msdb.dbo.sp_add_jobstep @job_id=@jobId, @step_name=N''' + @step_name + ''',' 
            PRINT '        @step_id=' + CAST(@step_id as varchar(30))+ ',' 
            PRINT '        @cmdexec_success_code=' + CAST(@cmdexec_success_code as varchar(30))+ ',' 
            PRINT '        @on_success_action=' + CAST(@on_success_action as varchar(30))+ ',' 
            PRINT '        @on_success_step_id=' + CAST(@on_success_step_id as varchar(30))+ ',' 
            PRINT '        @on_fail_action=' + CAST(@on_fail_action as varchar(30))+ ',' 
            PRINT '        @on_fail_step_id=' + CAST(@on_fail_step_id as varchar(30))+ ',' 
            PRINT '        @retry_attempts=' + CAST(@retry_attempts as varchar(30))+ ',' 
            PRINT '        @retry_interval=' + CAST(@retry_interval as varchar(30))+ ',' 
            PRINT '        @os_run_priority=' + CAST(@os_run_priority as varchar(30))+ ', @subsystem=N''' + @subsystem + ''',' 
            PRINT '        @command=N''' + REPLACE(@command, '''','''''') + ''',' 
            PRINT '        @database_name=N''' + @database_name + ''',' 
            PRINT '        @flags=' + CAST(@flags as varchar(30))
            PRINT ''
            SELECT @LoopControl = @LoopControl + 1
        END -- End Steps While
    PRINT ''
    PRINT 'IF (@@ERROR <> 0 OR @ReturnCode <> 0) GOTO QuitWithRollback'
    PRINT 'EXEC @ReturnCode = msdb.dbo.sp_update_job @job_id = @jobId, @start_step_id = 1'
    PRINT 'IF (@@ERROR <> 0 OR @ReturnCode <> 0) GOTO QuitWithRollback'
    
    PRINT ''
    
    --CREATE SCHEDULES

    DECLARE @MaxSchedules int,
            @SchedulesLoopControl int 
    SELECT @SchedulesLoopControl = 1

    CREATE TABLE #Schedules (id int identity (1,1), schedule_id int)

    INSERT INTO #Schedules (schedule_id) SELECT schedule_id = sjs.schedule_id
    FROM msdb.dbo.sysjobschedules sjs WITH (NOLOCK)
    --INNER JOIN msdb.dbo.sysschedules ss WITH (NOLOCK) ON sjs.schedule_id = ss.schedule_id
    WHERE sjs.Job_ID = @JobID

    SELECT @MaxSchedules = MAX(id) FROM #Schedules     

    IF EXISTS (SELECT COUNT(*) FROM #Schedules) 
    BEGIN     
        WHILE (@SchedulesLoopControl <= @MaxSchedules)
            BEGIN
                DECLARE @name nvarchar(2000),
                        @sch_enabled int,
                        @freq_type int, 
                        @freq_interval int, 
                        @freq_subday_type int, 
                        @freq_subday_interval int, 
                        @freq_relative_interval int, 
                        @freq_recurrence_factor int, 
                        @active_start_date int, 
                        @active_end_date int, 
                        @active_start_time int, 
                        @active_end_time int, 
                        @schedule_uid nvarchar (50)

                SELECT     @name = name,
                        @sch_enabled = enabled,
                        @freq_type = freq_type, 
                        @freq_interval = freq_interval, 
                        @freq_subday_type = freq_subday_type, 
                        @freq_subday_interval = freq_subday_interval, 
                        @freq_relative_interval = freq_relative_interval,
                        @freq_recurrence_factor = freq_recurrence_factor,
                        @active_start_date = active_start_date, 
                        @active_end_date = active_end_date, 
                        @active_start_time = active_start_time, 
                        @active_end_time = active_end_time, 
                        @schedule_uid = schedule_uid
                        FROM msdb.dbo.sysjobschedules sjs WITH (NOLOCK)
                        INNER JOIN msdb.dbo.sysschedules ss WITH (NOLOCK) ON sjs.schedule_id = ss.schedule_id
                        INNER JOIN #Schedules s ON ss.schedule_id = s.schedule_id
                        WHERE sjs.Job_ID = @JobID
                        AND s.id = @SchedulesLoopControl

                PRINT 'EXEC @ReturnCode = msdb.dbo.sp_add_jobschedule @job_id=@jobId, @name=N''' + REPLACE(@name, '''','''''') + ''',' 
                PRINT '        @enabled=' + CAST(@sch_enabled as varchar(30))+ ',' 
                PRINT '        @freq_type=' + CAST(@freq_type as varchar(30))+ ',' 
                PRINT '        @freq_interval=' + CAST(@freq_interval as varchar(30))+ ',' 
                PRINT '        @freq_subday_type=' + CAST(@freq_subday_type as varchar(30))+ ',' 
                PRINT '        @freq_subday_interval=' + CAST(@freq_subday_interval as varchar(30))+ ',' 
                PRINT '        @freq_relative_interval=' + CAST(@freq_relative_interval as varchar(30))+ ',' 
                PRINT '        @freq_recurrence_factor=' + CAST(@freq_recurrence_factor as varchar(30))+ ',' 
                PRINT '        @active_start_date=' + CAST(@active_start_date as varchar(30))+ ',' 
                PRINT '        @active_end_date=' + CAST(@active_end_date as varchar(30))+ ','
                PRINT '        @active_start_time=' + CAST(@active_start_time as varchar (30)) + ',' 
                PRINT '        @active_end_time=' + CAST(@active_end_time as varchar (30)) + ',' 
                PRINT '        @schedule_uid=N''' + @schedule_uid + ''''
                PRINT ''

                PRINT ''
                PRINT 'IF (@@ERROR <> 0 OR @ReturnCode <> 0) GOTO QuitWithRollback'
                PRINT ''
                
                SELECT @SchedulesLoopControl = @SchedulesLoopControl + 1
            END -- End Schedules While loop
    END -- END IF (SELECT COUNT(*) FROM #Schedules) > 0 
        
    DECLARE @server_name varchar(30)
    SELECT @server_name = CASE server_id WHEN 0 THEN 'local' ELSE 'Multi-Server' END
    FROM msdb.dbo.sysjobservers WHERE Job_ID = @JobID
    PRINT 'EXEC @ReturnCode = msdb.dbo.sp_add_jobserver @job_id = @jobId, @server_name =N''(' + @server_name + ')'''
    PRINT 'IF (@@ERROR <> 0 OR @ReturnCode <> 0) GOTO QuitWithRollback'
    PRINT 'COMMIT TRANSACTION'
    PRINT 'GOTO EndSave'
    PRINT 'QuitWithRollback:'
    PRINT ' IF (@@TRANCOUNT > 0) ROLLBACK TRANSACTION'
    PRINT 'EndSave:'
    PRINT ''
    PRINT 'GO'
    PRINT ''
    PRINT ''
        
    SELECT @JobControl = @JobControl + 1 

    DROP TABLE #Schedules

END --End Jobs

DROP TABLE #Jobs

END TRY

BEGIN CATCH
    DROP TABLE #Jobs
    DROP TABLE #Schedules
END CATCH;

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