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Access is denied when stopping SSRS via SQL job

So, I have a .dtsx package that contains two steps; VB script to stop, then restart, the local Report Server service.  I can execute this package and everything works as-expected.  

I have created a SQL Server Agent job to call this package.

When the job runs, it fails with:
"...System.Reflection.TargetInvocationException: Exception has been thrown by the target of an invocation. ---> System.InvalidOperationException: Cannot open ReportServer service on computer '.'. ---> System.ComponentModel.Win32Exception: Access is denied     --- End of inner exception stack trace --..."

Based on the "Acces is denied" in there, I am assuming that this is a permissions issue.
My question is:  why does this package run "stand-alone', but fail when called as a SQL job?  (Assuming permissions, but...) More specifically, where/what do I need to change to allow SQL to run the package without error?  I have treid changing the SQL job owner to my own account (which runs the package just fine) and also to the "Log On" account of the service (which is a service account; not "local system"); same result...access is denied.

Thanks,
Eric
Microsoft SQL ServerMicrosoft SQL Server 2005SSRS

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Jason Yousef

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I didn't realize that I had to restart the service after making the change.  I changed the job owner to be the same account as the service Log On, and after a resart of the SQL Agent service it now works...
Thanks!
Jason Yousef

Great ! I always do that and expect it to work too!
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