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TIP: when a job executing a DTS package fails

I created a simple DTS package, I executed and it worked just fine. Then I scheduled it and tried to execute the job. The job failed. It consisted only of one step which executed the package, so I was pretty speechless. I opened job’s history. It looked pretty awful (many lines of text without newline characters), but I managed to find a few occurences of ‘Access denied’ phrase. Then I remembered that there was something like ‘Script file directory’ textbox in ‘Copy SQL Server Objects Task’ window. I also realized that the domain account that I use to run SQL Server Agent service has very limited permissions. I changed the path in ‘Script file directory’ textbox to one that SQL Server Agent could access and this time the job executed. — "Recommended By Dr. Audioscrobbler."