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Error while innvoking "Job Activity Monitor" at SSMS 2008

Posted on 2012-03-21
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Hi,
I have following error reported.

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Cannot show requested dialog.
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Unable to execute requested command.
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Program Location:
   at Microsoft.SqlServer.Management.UI.VSIntegration.ObjectExplorer.ToolMenuItemHelper.OnCreateAndShowForm(IServiceProvider sp, XmlDocument doc)
   at Microsoft.SqlServer.Management.SqlMgmt.RunningFormsTable.RunningFormsTableImpl.ThreadStarter.StartThread()
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jobs (SqlManagerUI)
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Program Location:

   at Microsoft.SqlServer.Management.SqlManagerUI.ActivityMonitorForm.CreatePluginFromContext(String pluginType, XmlDocument xmlDoc, Object extendedContext)
   at Microsoft.SqlServer.Management.SqlManagerUI.ActivityMonitorForm.InitializeInnerUserControl(IServiceProvider serviceProvider, XmlDocument xmlDoc, String pluginType, Object extendedContext)
   at Microsoft.SqlServer.Management.SqlManagerUI.ActivityMonitorForm.InternalInitialization(IServiceProvider serviceProvider, XmlDocument xmlDoc, Object extendedContext)
   at Microsoft.SqlServer.Management.SqlManagerUI.ActivityMonitorForm..ctor(XmlDocument xmlDoc, IServiceProvider serviceProvider)
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Question by:crazywolf2010
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This is by design. If you have installed just the SSMS Basic Tools (such as from Express Advanced, or by not selecting SSMS advanced during setup), you will not be able to use Job Activity Monitor.

Ref:- http://connect.microsoft.com/SQLServer/feedback/details/354939/cannot-open-dialog-in-job-activity-monitor
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