Broker:Activation Event Class

APPLIES TO: yesSQL Server yesAzure SQL Database (Managed Instance only) noAzure SQL Data Warehouse noParallel Data Warehouse

SQL Server generates a Broker:Activation event when a queue monitor starts an activation stored procedure, sends a QUEUE_ACTIVATION notification, or when an activation stored procedure started by a queue monitor exits.

Broker:Activation Event Class Data Columns

Data column Type Description Column number Filterable
ClientProcessID int The ID assigned by the host computer to the process where the client application is running. This data column is populated if the client process ID is provided by the client. 9 Yes
DatabaseID int The ID of the database specified by the USE database statement, or the ID of the default database if no USE databasestatement has been issued for a given instance. SQL Server Profiler displays the name of the database if the ServerName data column is captured in the trace and the server is available. Determine the value for a database by using the DB_ID function. 3 Yes
EventClass int The type of event class captured. Always 163 for Broker:Activation. 27 No
EventSequence int Sequence number for this event. 51 No
EventSubClass nvarchar The specific action that this event reports. One of the following values:

start: SQL Server started an activation stored procedure.

ended: The activation stored procedure exited normally.

aborted: The activation stored procedure exited with an error.
21 No
HostName nvarchar The name of the computer on which the client is running. This data column is populated if the host name is provided by the client. To determine the host name, use the HOST_NAME function. 8 Yes
IntegerData int The number of tasks active on this queue. 25 No
IsSystem int Indicates whether the event occurred on a system process or a user process. 1 = system, 0 = user. 60 No
LoginSid image The security identification number (SID) of the logged-in user. Each SID is unique for each login in the server. 41 Yes
NTDomainName nvarchar The Windows domain to which the user belongs. 7 Yes
NTUserName nvarchar The name of the user that owns the connection that generated this event. 6 Yes
ObjectID int The queue associated with this event. 22 No
ServerName nvarchar The name of the instance of SQL Server being traced. 26 No
SPID int The server process ID assigned by SQL Server to the process associated with the client. 12 Yes
StartTime datetime The time at which the event started, when available. 14 Yes
TransactionID bigint The system-assigned ID of the transaction. 4 No