sp_prepexec (Transact-SQL)

Prepares and executes a parameterized Transact-SQL statement. sp_prepexec combines the functions of sp_prepare and sp_execute. This is invoked by ID =13 in a tabular data stream (TDS) packet.

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sp_prepexec handle OUTPUT, params , stmt    [ ,bound param ][ ,...n ]]


  • handle
    Is the SQL Server generated handle identifier. handle is a required parameter with an int return value.

  • params
    Identifies parameterized statements. The params definition of variables is substituted for parameter markers in the statement. params is a required parameter that calls for an ntext, nchar, or nvarchar input value. Input a NULL value if the statement is not parameterized.

  • stmt
    Defines the cursor result set. The stmt parameter is required and calls for an ntext, nchar or nvarchar input value.

  • bound_param
    Signifies the use of additional parameters. bound_param is a required parameter that calls for input values of any data type to signify additional parameters for the procedure.


    Must match the declarations made params. Can be in the form @name= value or value.