SQL-LOG-DAILY CYCLE - Job Script

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Simple job script to cycle the SQL Log ever 24 hours
The job is set to disabled as you should review any script that creates a job before enabling it on your server.

-- Simple Job Script to cycle the SQL Error Log every 24 hours
-- 1. Should set the SQL Log files retention to 15 days (default = 6)
-- 2. This assists in keeping large logs manageable
--Jbabington@hotmail.com
-- NOTES:
--@output_file_name is a settable path value
-- @enabled is set to 0 (disabled) so you can review the 
--job before attempting to run it
--@owner_login_name Set to SA however you may wish to use
--another existing service account
-- @active_start_time = 235900 This is 11:59:00 PM 
--and is alterable as needed



BEGIN TRANSACTION            
  DECLARE @JobID BINARY(16)  
  DECLARE @ReturnCode INT    
  SELECT @ReturnCode = 0     
IF (SELECT COUNT(*) 
FROM msdb.dbo.syscategories 
WHERE name = N'Database Maintenance') < 1 
EXECUTE msdb.dbo.sp_add_category @name = N'Database Maintenance'

-- Delete the job with the same name (if it exists)
  
SELECT @JobID = job_id     
  FROM   msdb.dbo.sysjobs    
  WHERE (name = N'SQL-LOG-DAILY CYCLE')       
  IF (@JobID IS NOT NULL)    
  BEGIN  
-- Check if the job is a multi-server job  
  IF (EXISTS (SELECT  * 
              FROM    msdb.dbo.sysjobservers 
              WHERE   (job_id = @JobID) AND (server_id <> 0))) 
  BEGIN 
-- There is, so abort the script 
    RAISERROR (N'Unable to import job ''SQL-LOG-DAILY CYCLE'' since there is already a multi-server job with this name.', 16, 1) 
    GOTO QuitWithRollback  
  END 
  ELSE 
    -- Delete the [local] job 
    EXECUTE msdb.dbo.sp_delete_job @job_name = N'SQL-LOG-DAILY CYCLE' 
    SELECT @JobID = NULL
  END 

BEGIN 

  -- Add the job
  
EXECUTE @ReturnCode = msdb.dbo.sp_add_job @job_id = @JobID OUTPUT 
,@job_name = N'SQL-LOG-DAILY CYCLE'
,@owner_login_name = N'SA'
,@description = N'Cycle the SQL Server Error log every 24 hours'
,@category_name = N'Database Maintenance'
,@enabled = 1
,@notify_level_email = 0
,@notify_level_page = 0
,@notify_level_netsend = 0
,@notify_level_eventlog = 2
,@delete_level= 0
  IF (@@ERROR <> 0 OR @ReturnCode <> 0) 
GOTO QuitWithRollback 

  -- Add the job steps
  
EXECUTE @ReturnCode = msdb.dbo.sp_add_jobstep @job_id = @JobID
, @step_id = 1
, @step_name = N'Cycle Log (SQL Error Log)'
, @command = N'EXEC SP_CYCLE_ERRORLOG'
, @database_name = N'master'
, @server = N''
, @database_user_name = N''
, @subsystem = N'TSQL'
, @cmdexec_success_code = 0
, @flags = 0
, @retry_attempts = 0
, @retry_interval = 1
, @output_file_name = N'C:\Program Files\Microsoft SQL Server\MSSQL\LOG\CYCLE_SQL_ERRORLOG'--Settable Path
, @on_success_step_id = 0
, @on_success_action = 1
, @on_fail_step_id = 0
, @on_fail_action = 2
  IF (@@ERROR <> 0 OR @ReturnCode <> 0) 
GOTO QuitWithRollback 
  EXECUTE @ReturnCode = msdb.dbo.sp_update_job @job_id = @JobID
, @start_step_id = 1 

  IF (@@ERROR <> 0 OR @ReturnCode <> 0) 
GOTO QuitWithRollback 

  -- Add the job schedules
  
EXECUTE @ReturnCode = msdb.dbo.sp_add_jobschedule @job_id = @JobID
, @name = N'CYCLE SQL ERROR LOG DAILY'
, @enabled = 0 -- currently disabled to enable set to 1 
, @freq_type = 4
, @active_start_date = 20040920
, @active_start_time = 235900
, @freq_interval = 1
, @freq_subday_type = 1
, @freq_subday_interval = 0
, @freq_relative_interval = 0
, @freq_recurrence_factor = 0
, @active_end_date = 99991231
, @active_end_time = 235959
  IF (@@ERROR <> 0 OR @ReturnCode <> 0) 
GOTO QuitWithRollback 

  -- Add the Target Servers
  
EXECUTE @ReturnCode = msdb.dbo.sp_add_jobserver @job_id = @JobID
, @server_name = N'(local)' 
  IF (@@ERROR <> 0 OR @ReturnCode <> 0) 
GOTO QuitWithRollback 

END
COMMIT TRANSACTION          
GOTO   EndSave              
QuitWithRollback:
  IF (@@TRANCOUNT > 0) ROLLBACK TRANSACTION 
EndSave:

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