sp_changesubscriber (Transact-SQL)

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

Changes the options for a Subscriber. Any distribution task for the Subscribers to this Publisher is updated. This stored procedure writes to the MSsubscriber_info table in the distribution database. This stored procedure is executed at the Publisher on the publication database.

Topic link icon Transact-SQL Syntax Conventions

Syntax

  
sp_changesubscriber [ @subscriber= ] 'subscriber'  
    [ , [ @type= ] type ]  
    [ , [ @login= ] 'login' ]  
    [ , [ @password= ] 'password' ]  
    [ , [ @commit_batch_size= ] commit_batch_size ]  
    [ , [ @status_batch_size= ] status_batch_size ]  
    [ , [ @flush_frequency= ] flush_frequency ]  
    [ , [ @frequency_type= ] frequency_type ]  
    [ , [ @frequency_interval= ] frequency_interval ]  
    [ , [ @frequency_relative_interval= ] frequency_relative_interval ]  
    [ , [ @frequency_recurrence_factor= ] frequency_recurrence_factor ]  
    [ , [ @frequency_subday= ] frequency_subday ]  
    [ , [ @frequency_subday_interval= ] frequency_subday_interval ]  
    [ , [ @active_start_time_of_day= ] active_start_time_of_day ]  
    [ , [ @active_end_time_of_day= ] active_end_time_of_day ]  
    [ , [ @active_start_date= ] active_start_date ]  
    [ , [ @active_end_date= ] active_end_date ]  
    [ , [ @description= ] 'description' ]  
    [ , [ @security_mode= ] security_mode ]  
    [ , [ @publisher = ] 'publisher' ]  

Arguments

[ @subscriber = ] 'subscriber' Is the name of the Subscriber on which to change the options. subscriber is sysname, with no default.

[ @type = ] type Is the Subscriber type. type is tinyint, with a default of NULL. 0 indicates a Microsoft SQL Server Subscriber. 1 specifies a non- SQL Server or other ODBC data source server Subscriber.

[ @login = ] 'login' Is the SQL Server Authentication login ID. login is sysname, with a default of NULL.

[ @password = ] 'password' Is the SQL Server Authentication password. password is sysname, with a default of %. % indicates there is no change to the password property.

[ @commit_batch_size = ] commit_batch_size Supported for backward compatibility only.

[ @status_batch_size = ] status_batch_size Supported for backward compatibility only.

[ @flush_frequency = ] flush_frequency Supported for backward compatibility only.

[ @frequency_type = ] frequency_type Is the frequency with which to schedule the distribution task. frequency_type is int, and can be one of these values.

Value Description
1 One time
2 On demand
4 Daily
8 Weekly
16 Monthly
32 Monthly relative
64 Autostart
128 Recurring

[ @frequency_interval = ] frequency_interval Is the interval for frequency_type. frequency_interval is int, with a default of NULL.

[ @frequency_relative_interval = ] frequency_relative_interval Is the date of the distribution task. This parameter is used when frequency_type is set to 32 (monthly relative). frequency_relative_interval is int, and can be one of these values.

Value Description
1 First
2 Second
4 Third
8 Fourth
16 Last

[ @frequency_recurrence_factor = ] frequency_recurrence_factor Is how often the distribution task should recur during the defined frequency_type. frequency_recurrence_factor is int, with a default of NULL.

[ @frequency_subday = ] frequency_subday Is how often to reschedule during the defined period. frequency_subday is int, and can be one of these values.

Value Description
1 Once
2 Second
4 Minute
8 Hour

[ @frequency_subday_interval = ] frequency_subday_interval Is the interval for frequence_subday. frequency_subday_interval is int, with a default of NULL.

[ @active_start_time_of_day = ] active_start_time_of_day Is the time of day when the distribution task is first scheduled, formatted as HHMMSS. active_start_time_of_day is int, with a default of NULL.

[ @active_end_time_of_day = ] active_end_time_of_day Is the time of day when the distribution task stops being scheduled, formatted as HHMMSS. active_end_time_of_dayis int, with a default of NULL.

[ @active_start_date = ] active_start_date Is the date when the distribution task is first scheduled, formatted as YYYYMMDD. active_start_date is int, with a default of NULL.

[ @active_end_date = ] active_end_date Is the date when the distribution task stops being scheduled, formatted as YYYYMMDD. active_end_dateis int, with a default of NULL.

[ @description = ] 'description' Is an optional text description. description is nvarchar(255), with a default of NULL.

[ @security_mode = ] security_mode Is the implemented security mode. security_mode is int, and can be one of these values.

Value Description
0 SQL Server Authentication
1 Windows Authentication

[ @publisher = ] 'publisher' Specifies a non- SQL Server Publisher. publisher is sysname, with a default of NULL.

Note

publisher should not be used when changing article properties on a SQL Server Publisher.

Return Code Values

0 (success) or 1 (failure)

Remarks

sp_changesubscriber is used in all types of replication.

Permissions

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

See Also

sp_addsubscriber (Transact-SQL)
sp_dropsubscriber (Transact-SQL)
sp_helpdistributiondb (Transact-SQL)
sp_helpserver (Transact-SQL)
sp_helpsubscriberinfo (Transact-SQL)
System Stored Procedures (Transact-SQL)