sp_dropdynamicsnapshot_job (Transact-SQL)

Applies to: yesSQL Server (all supported versions)

Removes a filtered data snapshot job for a publication with parameterized row filters. This stored procedure is executed at the Publisher on the publication database. When the job is deleted, all of the related data is deleted from the MSdynamicsnapshotjobs system table.

Topic link icon Transact-SQL Syntax Conventions


sp_dropdynamicsnapshot_job [ @publication = ] 'publication'   
    [ , [ @dynamic_snapshot_jobname = ] 'dynamic_snapshot_jobname' ]   
    [ , [ @dynamic_snapshot_jobid = ] 'dynamic_snapshot_jobid' ]   
    [ , [ @ignore_distributor =] ignore_distributor ]  


[ @publication = ] 'publication' Is the name of the publication from which the filtered data snapshot job is being removed. publication is sysname, with no default.

[ @dynamic_snapshot_jobname = ] 'dynamic_snapshot_jobname' Is the name of the filtered data snapshot job being removed. dynamic_snapshot_jobnameis sysname, and if it is not supplied defaults to whatever job name is associated with dynamic_snapshot_jobid.

[ @dynamic_snapshot_jobid = ] 'dynamic_snapshot_jobid' Is an identifier for the filtered data snapshot job being removed. dynamic_snapshot_jobidis uniqueidentifier, with default of NULL.


Only dynamic_snapshot_jobidor dynamic_snapshot_jobname can be specified. If values are not supplied for either dynamic_snapshot_jobidor dynamic_snapshot_jobname, all dynamic snapshot jobs for the publication are removed.

[ @ignore_distributor = ] ignore_distributor ignore_distributor is bit, with a default of 0. This parameter can be used to drop a dynamic snapshot job without doing cleanup tasks at the Distributor.

Return Code Values

0 (success) or 1 (failure)


sp_dropdynamicsnapshot is used in merge replication.


Only members of the sysadmin fixed server role or db_owner fixed database role can execute sp_dropdynamicsnapshot.

See Also

sp_adddynamicsnapshot_job (Transact-SQL)