sp_dropmergepartition (Transact-SQL)

THIS TOPIC APPLIES TO: yesSQL Server (starting with 2008)yesAzure SQL DatabaseyesAzure SQL Data Warehouse yesParallel Data Warehouse

Removes a partition for a parameterized row filter from a publication. This stored procedure is executed at the Publisher on the publication database. This stored procedure also removes the corresponding snapshot job and snapshot files for the partition.

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Syntax


sp_dropmergepartition [ @publication = ] 'publication'  
        , [ @suser_sname = ] 'suser_sname'  
        , [ @host_name = ] 'host_name'  

Arguments

[ @publication] = 'publication'
Is the name of the publication. publication is sysname, with no default.

[ @suser_sname= ] 'suser_sname'
Is the value of the SUSER_SNAME function at the Subscriber used to define the partition. suser_sname is sysname, with no default.

[ @host_name = ] 'host_name'
Is the value of the HOST_NAME function at the Subscriber used to define the partition. host_name is sysname, with no default.

Return Code Values

0 (success) or 1 (failure)

Remarks

sp_dropmergepartition is used in merge replication.

Permissions

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

See Also

Manage Partitions for a Merge Publication with Parameterized Filters