sp_dropmergealternatepublisher (Transact-SQL)

Removes an alternate Publisher from a merge publication. This stored procedure is executed at the Subscriber on the subscription database.

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Syntax

sp_dropmergealaternatepublisher [ @publisher = ] 'publisher'    , [ @publisher_db = ] 'publisher_db'    , [ @publication = ] 'publication'    , [ @alternate_publisher = ] 'alternate_publisher'    , [ @alternate_publisher_db = ] 'alternate_publisher_db'    , [ @alternate_publication = ] 'alternate_publication'

Arguments

  • [ **@publisher=**\] 'publisher'
    Is the name of the current Publisher. publisheris sysname, with no default.

  • [ **@publisher\_db=**\] 'publisher_db'
    Is the name of the current publication database. publisher_dbis sysname, with no default.

  • [ @publication =] 'publication'
    Is the name of the current publication. publication is sysname, with no default.

  • [ **@alternate\_publisher=**\] 'alternate_publisher'
    Is the name of the alternate Publisher to drop as the alternate synchronization partner. alternate_publisheris sysname, with no default.

  • [ **@alternate\_publisher\_db=**\] 'alternate_publisher_db'
    Is the name of the publication database to drop as the alternate synchronization partner publication database. alternate_publisher_dbis sysname, with no default.

  • [ **@alternate\_publication=**\] 'alternate_publication'
    Is the name of the publication to drop as the alternate synchronization partner publication. alternate_publicationis sysname, with no default.

Return Code Values

0 (success) or 1 (failure)

Remarks

sp_dropmergealternatepublisher is used in merge replication.

Permissions

Only members of the sysadmin fixed server role or the db_owner fixed database role can execute sp_dropmergelternatepublisher.