sp_delete_database_backuphistory (Transact-SQL)

Deletes information about the specified database from the backup and restore history tables.

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Syntax

sp_delete_database_backuphistory [ @database_name= ] 'database_name'

Arguments

  • [ **@database\_name=** ] database_name
    Specifies the name of the database involved in backup and restore operations. database_name is sysname, with no default.

Return Code Values

0 (success) or 1 (failure)

Result Sets

None

Remarks

sp_delete_database_backuphistory must be run from the msdb database.

This stored procedure affects the following tables:

Permissions

Requires membership in the sysadmin fixed server role.

Examples

The following example deletes all entries for the AdventureWorks database in the backup-and-restore history tables.

USE msdb;
GO
EXEC sp_delete_database_backuphistory 'AdventureWorks';