sp_delete_log_shipping_secondary_primary (Transact-SQL)

APPLIES TO: yesSQL Server noAzure SQL Database noAzure SQL Data Warehouse noParallel Data Warehouse

This stored procedure removes the information about the specified primary server from the secondary server, and removes the copy job and restore job from the secondary.

Topic link icon Transact-SQL Syntax Conventions


[ @primary_server = ] 'primary_server'  
[ @primary_database = ] 'primary_database'  


[ @primary_server = ] 'primary_server' The name of the primary instance of the Microsoft SQL Server Database Engine in the log shipping configuration. primary_server is sysname and cannot be NULL.

[ @primary_database = ] 'primary_database' Is the name of the database on the primary server. primary_database is sysname, with no default.

Return Code Values

0 (success) or 1 (failure)

Result Sets



sp_delete_log_shipping_secondary_primary must be run from the master database on the secondary server. This stored procedure does the following:

  1. Deletes the copy and restore jobs for the secondary ID.

  2. Deletes the entry in log_shipping_secondary.

  3. Calls sp_delete_log_shipping_alert_job on the monitor server.


Only members of the sysadmin fixed server role can run this procedure.

See Also

About Log Shipping (SQL Server)
System Stored Procedures (Transact-SQL)