Error while executing a sql job “The EXECUTE permission was denied on the object ‘sp_start_job’,database ‘msdb’,schema’dbo’.


1) Go to MSDB– Security –Users — UserName — User Name Properties — Assigned the ‘TargetServerRole’ in msdb

2)     Run the query

select, dp.permission_name, dp.state_desc

 from   msdb.sys.database_permissions dp

 join   msdb.sys.objects o on dp.major_id = o.object_id

 join   msdb.sys.database_principals pr

 on dp.grantee_principal_id = pr.principal_id

 where = ‘sp_start_job’


3)     Grant  Execute permission to concern user to SP_Start_Job and SP_Stop_Job and it resolved the issue.

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