sp_dropsubscriber (Transact-SQL)

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

Removes the Subscriber designation from a registered server. This stored procedure is executed at the Publisher on the publication database.

Important

This stored procedure has been deprecated. You are no longer required to explicitly register a Subscriber at the Publisher.

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Syntax


sp_dropsubscriber [ @subscriber= ] 'subscriber'   
    [ , [ @reserved= ] 'reserved' ]   
    [ , [ @ignore_distributor = ] ignore_distributor ]  

Arguments

[ @subscriber= ] 'subscriber'
Is the name of the Subscriber to be dropped. subscriber is sysname, with no default.

[ @reserved= ] 'reserved'
Identified for informational purposes only. Not supported. Future compatibility is not guaranteed.

[ @ignore_distributor = ] ignore_distributor
Identified for informational purposes only. Not supported. Future compatibility is not guaranteed.

Return Code Values

0 (success) or 1 (failure)

Remarks

sp_dropsubscriber is used in all types of replication.

This stored procedure removes the server sub option and removes the remote login mapping of system administrator to repl_subscriber.

Permissions

Only members of the sysadmin fixed server role can execute sp_dropsubscriber.

See Also

Delete a Push Subscription
Delete a Pull Subscription
sp_addsubscriber (Transact-SQL)
sp_changesubscriber (Transact-SQL)
sp_helpdistributor (Transact-SQL)
sp_helpserver (Transact-SQL)
sp_helpsubscriberinfo (Transact-SQL)
System Stored Procedures (Transact-SQL)