sp_getmergedeletetype (Transact-SQL)

APPLIES TO: yesSQL Server noAzure SQL Database noAzure Synapse Analytics (SQL DW) noParallel Data Warehouse

Returns the type of merge delete. This stored procedure is executed at the Publisher on the publication database or at the Subscriber on the subscription database.

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sp_getmergedeletetype [ @source_object = ] 'source_object', [ @rowguid =] 'rowguid', [ @delete_type=] delete_type OUTPUT  


[ @source_object = ] 'source_object' Is the name of the source object. source_object is nvarchar(386), with no default.

[ @rowguid = ] 'rowguid' Is the row identifier for the delete type. rowguid is uniqueidentifier, with no default.

[ @delete_type = ] delete_type OUTPUT Is the code indicating the type of delete. delete_type is int, with no default. delete_type is also an OUTPUT parameter, and can be one of these values.

Value Description
1 User delete
5 Partial delete
6 System delete


sp_getmergedeletetype is used in merge replication.


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

See Also

System Stored Procedures (Transact-SQL)