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Job failed for cannot connect to local server

Expert,

I have one job run in SQL server 2005 EE, one of job failed the error is:

Unable to connect to SQL Server '(local)'.  The step failed.

I used my windows login with sysAdmin permission. I am not know what is the meanning for this error.  Can you tell?

Thank you,

Lynn
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devlab2012Commented:
Maybe SQL server service was not running at that point or check the instance name of SQL server.
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Aaron ShiloChief Database ArchitectCommented:
is this a one time thing?
do you have other jobs that do work ?
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yrcdba7Author Commented:
yes, other job works
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Aaron ShiloChief Database ArchitectCommented:
did this specific job ever work ?

if so then some times when the server is outofresources the SQLSERVER rejects sql agent connections and jobs fail.
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