Error 5 (Access Denied) Starting SQL Server Agent

Posted on 2005-04-28
Last Modified: 2012-06-27
I am trying to start the SQL Server Agent in Enterprise manager but am getting an Error 5 - (Access is Denied) occured while performing this service operation on the SQLServerAgent service.

Do I have to start this service at the server? I am trying to start it at my workstation. Thanks!

Question by:PePi
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    >> Do I have to start this service at the server? I am trying to start it at my workstation <<

    If your SQL Server in Enterprise Manager is connecting using SQL Server Authentication or if you are using a Windows account which is not a system administrator of your SQL Server machine, you get this error.  Given this, you have to start the service at the server.
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    thanks again ra!!!

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