sp_helppeerrequests (Transact-SQL)

Returns information on all status requests received by participants in a peer-to-peer replication topology, where these requests were initiated by executing sp_requestpeerresponse (Transact-SQL) at any published database in the topology. This stored procedure is executed on the publication database at a Publisher participating in a peer-to-peer replication topology. For more information, see Peer-to-Peer Transactional Replication.

Topic link iconTransact-SQL Syntax Conventions


sp_helppeerrequests [ @publication = ] 'publication'
    [ , [ @description = ] 'description'


  • [ @publication= ] 'publication'
    Is the name of the publication in a peer-to-peer topology for which status requests were sent. publication is sysname, with no default.
  • [ @description= ] 'description'
    Value that can be used to identify individual status requests, which enables you to filter returned responses based on user defined information supplied when calling sp_requestpeerresponse (Transact-SQL). description is nvarchar(4000), with a default of %. By default, all status requests for the publication are returned. This parameter is used to return only status requests with a description matching the value supplied in description, where character strings are matched using a LIKE (Transact-SQL) clause.

Return Code Values

0 (success) or 1 (failure)

Result Sets

Column name Data type Description



Identifies a request.



Name of the publication for which the status request was sent.



Date and time that the status request was sent.



User defined information that can be used to identify individual status requests.


sp_helppeerrequests is used in peer-to-peer transactional replication.

sp_helppeerrequests is used when restoring a database published in a peer-to-peer topology.


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

See Also


sp_deletepeerrequesthistory (Transact-SQL)
sp_helppeerresponses (Transact-SQL)

Other Resources

How to: Configure Peer-to-Peer Transactional Replication (Replication Transact-SQL Programming)

Help and Information

Getting SQL Server 2005 Assistance