sp_changesubscriptiondtsinfo (Transact-SQL)

Changes the Data Transformation Services (DTS) package properties of a subscription. This stored procedure is executed at the Subscriber on the subscription database.

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sp_changesubscriptiondtsinfo [ [ @job_id = ] job_id ]
    [ , [ @dts_package_name= ] 'dts_package_name' ]
    [ , [ @dts_package_password= ] 'dts_package_password' ]
    [ , [ @dts_package_location= ] 'dts_package_location' ]


  • [ **@job_id=**\] job_id
    Is the job ID of the Distribution Agent for the push subscription. job_id is varbinary(16), with no default. To find the Distribution Job ID, run sp_helpsubscription or sp_helppullsubscription.

  • [ **@dts_package_name**= ] 'dts_package_name'
    Specifies the name of the DTS package. dts_package_name is a sysname, with a default of NULL. For example, to specify a package named DTSPub_Package, you would specify @dts_package_name = N'DTSPub_Package'.

  • [ **@dts_package_password**= ] 'dts_package_password'
    Specifies the password on the package. dts_package_password is sysname with a default of NULL, which specifies that the password property is to be left unchanged.


    A DTS package must have a password.

  • [ **@dts_package_location**= ] 'dts_package_location'
    Specifies the package location. dts_package_location is a nvarchar(12), with a default of NULL, which specifies that the package location is to be left unchanged. The location of the package can be changed to distributor or subscriber.

Return Code Values

0 (success) or 1 (failure)


sp_changesubscriptiondtsinfo is used for snapshot replication and transactional replication that are push subscriptions only.


Only members of the sysadmin fixed server role, db_owner fixed database role, or the creator of the subscription can execute sp_changesubscriptiondtsinfo.