sp_grant_publication_access (Transact-SQL)

APPLIES TO: yesSQL Server noAzure SQL Database noAzure SQL Data Warehouse noParallel Data Warehouse

Adds a login to the access list of the publication. This stored procedure is executed at the Publisher on the publication database.

Topic link icon Transact-SQL Syntax Conventions


sp_grant_publication_access [ @publication = ] 'publication', [ @login = ] 'login'   
    [ , [ @reserved = ] 'reserved' ]  


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

[ @login = ] 'login' Is the login ID. 'login' is sysname, with no default.

[ @reserved = ] 'reserved'

Identified for informational purposes only. Not supported. Future compatibility is not guaranteed.

Return Code Values

0 (success) or 1 (failure)


sp_grant_publication_access is used in snapshot, transactional, and merge replication.

This stored procedure can be called repeatedly.


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

See Also

sp_help_publication_access (Transact-SQL)
sp_revoke_publication_access (Transact-SQL)
Secure the Publisher
System Stored Procedures (Transact-SQL)