sp_add_maintenance_plan_db (Transact-SQL)

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Associates a database with a maintenance plan.


This stored procedure is used with database maintenance plans. This feature has been replaced with maintenance plans which do not use this stored procedure. Use this procedure to maintain database maintenance plans on installations that were upgraded from a previous version of SQL Server.

This feature will be removed in a future version of Microsoft SQL Server. Avoid using this feature in new development work, and plan to modify applications that currently use this feature.

Topic link icon Transact-SQL Syntax Conventions


sp_add_maintenance_plan_db [ @plan_id = ] 'plan_id' ,   
     [ @db_name = ] 'database_name'  


[ @plan_id =] 'plan_id'
Specifies the plan ID of the maintenance plan. plan_id is uniqueidentifier, and must be a valid ID.

[ @db_name =] 'database_name'
Specifies the name of the database to be added to the maintenance plan. The database must be created or exist before its addition to the plan. database_name is sysname.

Return Code Values

0 (success) or 1 (failure)


sp_add_maintenance_plan_db must be run from the msdb database.


Only members of the sysadmin fixed server role can execute sp_add_maintenance_plan_db.


This example adds the AdventureWorks2012 database to the maintenance plan created in sp_add_maintenance_plan.

EXECUTE   sp_add_maintenance_plan_db N'FAD6F2AB-3571-11D3-9D4A-00C04FB925FC',N'AdventureWorks2012';  

See Also

Maintenance Plans
Database Maintenance Plan Stored Procedures (Transact-SQL)