Availability Group – SQL Server Agent Job to run only on Always On Primary Replica

-> I had a requirement to execute jobs only in primary replica.

-> To all jobs that should only be executed on Always On primary replica. I added 1 step as the first step of the job and another step as last step of that job.

-> 1st step of these jobs should execute below TSQL Query,

if (select
ars.role_desc
from sys.dm_hadr_availability_replica_states ars
inner join sys.availability_groups ag
on ars.group_id = ag.group_id
where ag.name = ''
and ars.is_local = 1) = 'PRIMARY'
begin
Print 'This is Primary Replica'
end
else
begin
RAISERROR('This job should not run in Secondary',16,1)
end

-> For 1st step,

On success action : Go to the next step
On failure action: Go to step: [n] Last_Step ( It should basically go to the last step)

-> Last step of the job should execute the below TSQL,

print 'Job_Completion'

-> For Last step,

On success action : Quit the job reporting Success
On failure action: Quit the job reporting failure

Thank You,
Vivek Janakiraman

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