sys.numbered_procedures (Transact-SQL)

THIS TOPIC APPLIES TO:yesSQL Server (starting with 2008)noAzure SQL DatabaseyesAzure SQL Data Warehouse yesParallel Data Warehouse

Contains a row for each SQL Server stored procedure that was created as a numbered procedure. This does not show a row for the base (number = 1) stored procedure. Entries for the base stored procedures can be found in views such as sys.objects and sys.procedures.

Important

Numbered procedures are deprecated. Use of numbered procedures is discouraged. A DEPRECATION_ANNOUNCEMENT event is fired when a query that uses this catalog view is compiled.

Column name Data type Description
object_id int ID of the object of the stored procedure.
procedure_number smallint Number of this procedure within the object, 2 or greater.
definition nvarchar(max) The SQL Server text that defines this procedure.

NULL = encrypted.
Note

XML and CLR parameters are not supported for numbered procedures.

Permissions

The visibility of the metadata in catalog views is limited to securables that a user either owns or on which the user has been granted some permission. For more information, see Metadata Visibility Configuration.

See Also

Object Catalog Views (Transact-SQL)
Catalog Views (Transact-SQL)