Running processes including job step name

The normal output of sys.dm_exec_sessions (or sysprocesses) will tell you that a job is running, but it will hide the name of the job behind a heximal representation of the job_id, not the job_id as displayed in sysjobs. This script will match the job name and job stepwith the process.

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2 Responses to Running processes including job step name

  1. Drew says:

    The script in this post replaced several ‘>’ and ‘[‘ characters with decimal code values. The script with correct values is as follows:

    WITH jobs AS (
    ,CAST(j.job_id AS VARBINARY) as jobid
    FROM msdb.dbo.sysjobs j
    inner join msdb.dbo.sysjobsteps js on j.job_id = js.job_id
    runningprocesses as (
    SELECT req.session_id, start_time, percent_complete, req.status, command, wait_type, wait_resource, estimated_completion_time,
    CASE WHEN ((estimated_completion_time/1000)/3600) > 10 THEN ‘0’ +
    ELSE CONVERT(VARCHAR(10),(estimated_completion_time/1000)/3600)
    END + ‘:’ +
    CASE WHEN ((estimated_completion_time/1000)%3600/60) > 10 THEN ‘0’ +
    ELSE CONVERT(VARCHAR(10),(estimated_completion_time/1000)%3600/60)
    END + ‘:’ +
    CASE WHEN ((estimated_completion_time/1000)%60) > 10 THEN ‘0’ +
    ELSE CONVERT(VARCHAR(10),(estimated_completion_time/1000)%60)
    AS [Time Remaining], host_name, program_name
    , CASE
    WHEN PROGRAM_NAME LIKE ‘SQLAgent – TSQL JobStep%’ THEN convert(varbinary(32), substring(PROGRAM_NAME, 30, 34), 1)
    END as jobid
    WHEN PROGRAM_NAME LIKE ‘SQLAgent – TSQL JobStep%’ THEN LEFT(reverse(replace(program_name,’)’, ”) ), CHARINDEX(‘ ‘, reverse(replace(program_name,’)’, ”) ))- 1)
    END as jobstepid
    FROM sys.dm_exec_requests req
    inner join sys.dm_exec_sessions s on req.session_id = s.session_id
    WHERE req.session_id > 50
    SELECT r.session_id, r.start_time, r.percent_complete, r.status, r.command, r.wait_type, r.wait_resource, r.estimated_completion_time, r.[Time Remaining], r.host_name
    , r.program_name, AS ‘job name’
    , r.jobstepid
    , j.step_name
    FROM runningprocesses r
    left outer join jobs j on r.jobid = j.jobid and r.jobstepid = j.step_id;

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