Changes security properties of a Queue Reader agent. This stored procedure is executed at the Distributor on the distribution database or at the Publisher on the publication database.
sp_changeqreader_agent [ [ @job_login = ] 'job_login' ] [ , [ @job_password = ] 'job_password' ] [ , [ @frompublisher= ] frompublisher
[ **@job\_login**= ] 'job_login'
Is the login for the Microsoft Windows account under which the agent runs. job_login is nvarchar(257), with a default of NULL.
[ **@job\_password**= ] 'job_password'
Is the password for the Windows account under which the agent runs. job_password is sysname, with a default of NULL.
[ **@frompublisher=** ] frompublisher
Is if the procedure is being executed at the Publisher. frompublisher is bit, with a default value of 0. A value of 1 means that the procedure is being executed from the Publisher on the publication database.
Return Code Values
0 (success) or 1 (failure)
sp_changeqreader_agent is used in transactional replication.
sp_changeqreader_agent is used to change the Windows account under which a Queue Reader agent runs. You can change the password of an existing Windows login or supply a new Windows login and password.
After changing an agent login or password, you must stop and restart the agent before the change takes effect.
Only members of the sysadmin fixed server role can execute sp_changeqreader_agent.