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.

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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'
    Identified for informational purposes only. Not supported. Future compatibility is not guaranteed.

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.