Removes an application role from the current database.
This feature will be removed in a future version of Microsoft SQL Server. Avoid using this feature in new development work, and plan to modify applications that currently use this feature. Use DROP APPLICATION ROLE instead.
sp_dropapprole [@rolename = ] 'role'
- [ @rolename = ] 'role'
Is the application role to remove. role is a sysname, with no default. role must exist in the current database.
Return Code Values
0 (success) or 1 (failure)
sp_dropapprole can only be used to remove application roles. If a role owns any securables, the role cannot be dropped. Before dropping an application role that owns securables, you must first transfer ownership of the securables, or drop them.
sp_dropapprole cannot be executed within a user-defined transaction.
Requires ALTER ANY APPLICATION ROLE permission on the database.
The following example removes the SalesApp application role from the current database.
EXEC sp_dropapprole 'SalesApp'