Using the grid
The grid highlights the current status of each job (running, succeeded, or failed).
Failed jobs are highlighted with a red “X” icon, successfully completed jobs are shown with a green “check” icon, and jobs that are currently running are shown with a blue “!” icon.
To start a job from the grid, right-click the job and select Start Job. You must be a member of the Spotlight Diagnostic Administrators group to perform this operation.
Columns in the grid:
The name of the job.
The SQLAgent job category assigned to this job.
If the job can be run or not.
Last Run Outcome
The outcome of the last run (Success or Fail).
The current status of the job (Running or Inactive).
Last Run Time
The date/time on which the job last ran.
Last Run Finish
The time the job finished.
Current Run Duration
How long the current job has been running for. This column displays information only whilst the job is running.
Last Run Duration
How long the last run took (shown as d hh:mm:ss).
Next Run Time
The date/time of the next scheduled run.
A brief description of the job.
Average Run Duration
Average duration of all successful runs for this job. This column is hidden by default.
Current Step #
If the job is currently running, this shows the current step number. This column is hidden by default.
The unique session number for the SQL agent job.