sp_grant_publication_access (Transact-SQL)

Adds a login to the access list of the publication. This stored procedure is executed at the Publisher on the publication database.

Topic link iconTransact-SQL Syntax Conventions


sp_grant_publication_access [ @publication = ] 'publication', [ @login = ] 'login' 
    [ , [ @reserved = ] 'reserved' ]


  • [ @publication= ] 'publication'
    Is the name of the publication to access. 'publication' is sysname, with no default.
  • [ @login= ] 'login'
    Is the login ID. 'login' is sysname, with no default.
  • [ @reserved =] 'reserved'
    For internal use only.

Return Code Values

0 (success) or 1 (failure)


sp_grant_publication_access is used in snapshot, transactional, and merge replication.

This stored procedure can be called repeatedly.


Only members of the sysadmin fixed server role or the db_owner fixed database role can execute sp_grant_publication_access.

See Also


sp_help_publication_access (Transact-SQL)
sp_revoke_publication_access (Transact-SQL)
System Stored Procedures (Transact-SQL)

Other Resources

Securing the Publisher

Help and Information

Getting SQL Server 2005 Assistance