sp_generatefilters (Transact-SQL)

APPLIES TO: YesSQL Server NoAzure SQL Database NoAzure Synapse Analytics (SQL DW) NoParallel Data Warehouse

Creates filters on foreign key tables when a specified table is replicated. This stored procedure is executed at the Publisher on the publication database.

Topic link icon Transact-SQL Syntax Conventions


sp_generatefilters [ @publication =] 'publication'  


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

Return Code Values

0 (success) or 1 (failure)


sp_generatefilters is used in merge replication.


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

See Also

sp_bindsession (Transact-SQL)
System Stored Procedures (Transact-SQL)