sp_delete_jobserver (Transact-SQL)

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

Removes the specified target server.

|Applies to: SQL Server ( SQL Server 2008 through current version).|

Topic link icon Transact-SQL Syntax Conventions


sp_delete_jobserver { [ @job_id = ] job_id | [ @job_name = ] 'job_name' } ,   
     [ @server_name = ] 'server'  


[ @job_id= ] job_id
The identification number of the job from which the specified target server will be removed. job_id is uniqueidentifier, with a default of NULL.

[ @job_name= ] 'job_name'
The name of the job from which the specified target server will be removed. job_name is sysname, with a default of NULL.


Either job_id or job_name must be specified; both cannot be specified.

[ @server_name= ] 'server'
The name of the target server to remove from the specified job. server is nvarchar(30), with no default. server can be (LOCAL)or the name of a remote target server.

Return Code Values

0 (success) or 1 (failure)

Result Sets



To run this stored procedure, users must be members of the sysadmin fixed server role.


The following example removes the server SEATTLE2 from processing the Weekly Sales Backupsjob.


This example assumes that the Weekly Sales Backups job was created earlier.

USE msdb ;  

EXEC sp_delete_jobserver  
    @job_name = N'Weekly Sales Backups',  
    @server_name = N'SEATTLE2' ;  

See Also

sp_add_jobserver (Transact-SQL)
sp_help_jobserver (Transact-SQL)
System Stored Procedures (Transact-SQL)