Not able to start SQL Agent on SQL 2012 Server


We came across a biggg issue with SQL Agent service on one of our SQL Server 2012 production servers. Suddenly, it stopped working. So we just thought of disabling and enabling the service, but once we disabled and try to set automatic (before starting it), gives us error message "The Remote Procedure Call Failed [0x800706be]".

We are working at our best to start the service, however please give me a solution to start the jobs, as it is critical production server.

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because the services access each other, you could try to stopp your sql instance. then start the agent first until its running and afterwards continue the sql instance. in my case both services were running.

if the agent stopps again, you need to check the logs. there are causes listed why the agent is not running