This feature will be removed in a future version of Microsoft SQL Server. Avoid using this feature in new development work, and plan to modify applications that currently use this feature.
The AutoStart property exposes default agent service behavior when an operating system starts.
an expression that evaluates to an object in the Applies To list
TRUE or FALSE
HRESULT GetAutoStart(LPBOOL pRetVal);
HRESULT SetAutoStart(BOOL NewValue);
If TRUE, the service (SQL Server Agent or SQL Server) attempts to start when the operating system starts.
If FALSE, the service (SQL Server Agent or SQL Server) is not launched when the operating system starts. The agent service must be started manually.