Background Job Error Event Class

Applies to: SQL Server Azure SQL Database Azure SQL Managed Instance

The Background Job Error event class occurs when a background job has terminated abnormally. This condition might require the attention of a system administrator.

Background Job Error Event Class Data Columns

Data column name Data type Description Column ID Filterable
DatabaseID int ID of the database specified by job. Determine the value for a database by using the DB_ID function. 3 Yes
DatabaseName nvarchar Name of the database in which the user statement is running. 35 Yes
Error int Error number of the last attempt (EventSubClass 1 only). 31 Yes
EventClass int Type of event = 193. 27 No
EventSequence int The sequence of a given event within the request. 51 No
EventSubClass int Type of event subclass.

1 = Background job giving up after failure.

2 = Background job dropped - queue is full.

3 = Background job returned an error.
21 Yes
IndexID int ID for the index on the object affected by the event. To determine the index ID for an object, use the indid column of the sysindexes system table. 24 Yes
IntegerData int Number of tries attempted by the job (EventSubClass 1 only). 25 Yes
IntegerData2 int Job sequence number. 55 Yes
ObjectID int System-assigned ID of the object. 22 Yes
SessionLoginName nvarchar Login name of the user that originated the session. For example, if you connect to SQL Server using Login1 and execute a statement as Login2, SessionLoginName shows Login1 and LoginName shows Login2. This column displays both SQL Server and Microsoft Windows logins. 64 Yes
Severity int Severity level of the error on the last attempt (EventSubClass 1 only). 20 Yes
StartTime datetime Time at which the job was created. 14 Yes
State int State of the error on the last attempt (EventSubClass 1 only). 30 Yes
TextData ntext Text description of the event subclass value. 1 Yes
Type int Type of job. 57 Yes

See Also

Extended Events
sp_trace_setevent (Transact-SQL)
Auto Stats Event Class