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Message Details

Product Name SQL Server
Event ID 20596
Component SQL Server Database Engine
Symbolic Name
Message Text Only '%s' or members of db_owner can drop the anonymous agent.


You do not have sufficient permissions to drop the agent for the anonymous subscription. The login used when calling sp_dropanonymousagent (Transact-SQL) must be a member of the sysadmin fixed server role at the Distributor or db_owner fixed database role in the distribution database, or the user must be the one that initiated the first run of the agent.

User Action

Login with the appropriate credentials, and execute sp_dropanonymousagent.

See Also

Errors and Events Reference (Replication)