Returns properties of the Log Reader Agent job for the publication database. This stored procedure is executed at the Publisher on the publication database.
sp_helplogreader_agent [ [ @publisher = ] 'publisher' ]
[ @publisher = ] 'publisher'
Is the name of the Publisher. publisher is sysname, with a default of NULL.
|Column name||Data type||Description|
|id||int||ID of the agent.|
|name||nvarchar(100)||Name of the agent.|
|publisher_security_mode||smallint||Security mode used by the agent when connecting to the Publisher, which can be one of the following:
0 = SQL Server Authentication
1 = Windows Authentication.
|publisher_login||sysname||Login used when connecting to the Publisher.|
|publisher_password||nvarchar(524)||For security reasons, a value of ********** is always returned.|
|job_id||uniqueidentifier||Unique ID of the agent job.|
|job_login||nvarchar(512)||Is the Windows account under which the Log Reader Agent runs, which is returned in the format domain\username.|
|job_password||sysname||For security reasons, a value of ********** is always returned.|
Return Code Values
0 (success) or 1 (failure)
sp_helplogreader_agent is used in transactional replication.
Only members of the sysadmin fixed server role at the Publisher or members of the db_owner fixed database role on the publication database can execute sp_helplogreader_agent.