sp_help_log_shipping_monitor_primary (Transact-SQL)

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

Returns information regarding a primary database from the monitor tables.

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|Applies to: SQL Server ( SQL Server 2008 through current version).|

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Syntax


sp_help_log_shipping_monitor_primary  
[ @primary_server = ] 'primary_server',   
[ @primary_database = ] 'primary_database'  

Arguments

[ @primary_server = ] 'primary_server'
The name of the primary instance of the Microsoft SQL Server Database Engine in the log shipping configuration. primary_server is sysname and cannot be NULL.

[ @primary_database = ] 'primary_database'
Is the name of the database on the primary server. primary_database is sysname, with no default.

Return Code Values

0 (success) or 1 (failure)

Result Sets

Column name Description
primary_id The ID of the primary database for the log shipping configuration.
primary_server The name of the primary instance of the SQL Server Database Engine in the log shipping configuration.
primary_database The name of the primary database in the log shipping configuration.
backup_threshold The number of minutes allowed to elapse between backup operations before an alert is generated.
threshold_alert The alert to be raised when the backup threshold is exceeded.
threshold_alert_enabled Determines if backup threshold alerts are enabled. 1 = enabled; 0 = disabled.
last_backup_file The absolute path of the most recent transaction log backup.
last_backup_date The time and date of the last transaction log backup operation on the primary database.
last_backup_date_utc The time and date of the last transaction log backup operation on the primary database, expressed in Coordinated Universal Time.
history_retention_period The amount of time, in minutes, that log shipping history records are retained for a given primary database before being deleted.

Remarks

sp_help_log_shipping_monitor_primary must be run from the master database on the monitor server.

Permissions

Only members of the sysadmin fixed server role can run this procedure.

See Also

About Log Shipping (SQL Server)
System Stored Procedures (Transact-SQL)