Applies to: SQL Server (all supported versions)
Removes a SQL Server login. This prevents access to an instance of SQL Server under that login name.
This feature will be removed in a future version of Microsoft SQL Server. Avoid using this feature in new development work, and plan to modify applications that currently use this feature. Use DROP LOGIN instead.
sp_droplogin [ @loginame = ] 'login'
[ @loginame = ] 'login'
Is the login to be removed. login is sysname, with no default. login must already exist in SQL Server.
Return Code Values
0 (success) or 1 (failure)
sp_droplogin calls DROP LOGIN.
sp_droplogin cannot be executed within a user-defined transaction.
Requires ALTER ANY LOGIN permission on the server.
The following example uses
DROP LOGIN to remove the login
Victoria from an instance of SQL Server. This is the preferred method.
DROP LOGIN Victoria; GO