sp_delete_database_backuphistory (Transact-SQL)

APPLIES TO: YesSQL Server NoAzure SQL Database NoAzure Synapse Analytics (SQL DW) NoParallel Data Warehouse

Deletes information about the specified database from the backup and restore history tables.

Topic link icon Transact-SQL Syntax Conventions

Syntax

  
sp_delete_database_backuphistory [ @database_name = ] 'database_name'  

Arguments

[ @database_name = ] database_name Specifies the name of the database involved in backup and restore operations. database_name is sysname, with no default.

Return Code Values

0 (success) or 1 (failure)

Result Sets

None

Remarks

sp_delete_database_backuphistory must be run from the msdb database.

This stored procedure affects the following tables:

Permissions

Requires membership in the sysadmin fixed server role.

Examples

The following example deletes all entries for the AdventureWorks2012 database in the backup-and-restore history tables.

USE msdb;  
GO  
EXEC sp_delete_database_backuphistory @database_name = 'AdventureWorks2012';  
  

See Also

sp_delete_backuphistory (Transact-SQL)
Backup History and Header Information (SQL Server)