Returns information regarding a primary database from the monitor tables.
sp_help_log_shipping_monitor_primary [ @primary_server = ] 'primary_server', [ @primary_database = ] 'primary_database'
[ @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)
|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.|
sp_help_log_shipping_monitor_primary must be run from the master database on the monitor server.
Only members of the sysadmin fixed server role can run this procedure.