Job.OriginatingServer Property


Gets the name of the server that is acting as the master server in a multiserver job.

Namespace:   Microsoft.SqlServer.Management.Smo.Agent
Assembly:  Microsoft.SqlServer.Smo (in Microsoft.SqlServer.Smo.dll)

public string OriginatingServer { get; }

Property Value

Type: System.String

A String value that specifies the name of the master server where the job definition originates from.

The property returns the string (local) for jobs created on the referenced instance of Microsoft SQL Server. For jobs assigned to the referenced instance of SQL Server by another server acting as a master server, the property returns the master server name.

The following code example creates a job and displays the name of originating server.


Server srv = new Server("(local)");
Job jb = new Job(srv.JobServer, "Test Job");


$srv = new-object Microsoft.SqlServer.Management.Smo.Server("(local)")
$jb = new-object Microsoft.SqlServer.Management.Smo.Agent.Job($srv.JobServer, "Test Job")
Write-Host $jb.OriginatingServer
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