Preview Tool

Cisco Bug: CSCup97468 - MSSQL Replication Snaphot Step getting error

Last Modified

Nov 27, 2020

Products (1)

  • Cisco Workload Automation

Known Affected Releases


Description (partial)

MSSQL Replicaton Snapshot job gets error Message: The step is improperly defined and so could not be run.  The step failed.  -  This error is received if you copy the information from a SQL job or import job option in the MSSQL Job Definition.

Recreated inhouse
Step to recreate
1) Created a MSSQL job Definition
Job Type- Database Job
Category Repl-Snapshot
Added job step ---
Step name Runagent

Type - Replication Snapshot
Run as SQL Agent Service Account
-Publisher [KKUCHYNK-WS] -PublisherDB [Admiral] -Distributor [KKUCHYNK-WS] -Publication [KenMan] -DistributorSecurityMode 1

Parameter tab is blank
Advance tab
On Sucess action -Quit the job reporting sucess
Retry attremps -10  Retry Intervals(minutes)-1
on Failutre action - Goto the next step

Have also tryied using the import option at the bottom of job definition
both times get ---The step is improperly defined and so could not be run.  The step failed.

If i go to mssql  jobs and use my job from there it runs.  Valid in creating the job in tidal to match configuration of job in MSSQ jobs.
Customer is seeing same issue.
Bug details contain sensitive information and therefore require a account to be viewed.

Bug Details Include

  • Full Description (including symptoms, conditions and workarounds)
  • Status
  • Severity
  • Known Fixed Releases
  • Related Community Discussions
  • Number of Related Support Cases
Bug information is viewable for customers and partners who have a service contract. Registered users can view up to 200 bugs per month without a service contract.