sp_helpmergefilter (Transact-SQL)

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

Returns information about merge filters. This stored procedure is executed at the Publisher on any database.

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Syntax


sp_helpmergefilter [ @publication= ] 'publication'   
    [ , [ @article= ] 'article']  
    [ , [ @filtername= ] 'filtername']  

Arguments

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

[ @article=] 'article'
Is the name of the article. article is sysname, with a default of %, which returns the names of all articles.

[ @filtername=] 'filtername'
Is the name of the filter about which to return information. filtername is sysname, with a default of %, which returns information about all the filters defined on the article or publication.

Result Sets

Column name Data type Description
join_filterid int ID of the join filter.
filtername sysname Name of the filter.
join article name sysname Name of the join article.
join_filterclause nvarchar(2000) Filter clause qualifying the join.
join_unique_key int Whether the join is on a unique key.
base table owner sysname Name of the owner of the base table.
base table name sysname Name of the base table.
join table owner sysname Name of the owner of the table being joined to the base table.
join table name sysname Name of the table being joined to the base table.
article name sysname Name of the table article being joined to the base table.
filter_type tinyint Type of merge filter, which can be one of the following:

1 = join filter only

2 = logical record relationship

3 = both

Return Code Values

0 (success) or 1 (failure)

Remarks

sp_helpmergefilter is used in merge replication.

Permissions

Only members of the sysadmin fixed server role and the db_owner fixed database role can execute sp_helpmergefilter.

See Also

sp_addmergefilter (Transact-SQL)
sp_changemergefilter (Transact-SQL)
sp_dropmergefilter (Transact-SQL)
System Stored Procedures (Transact-SQL)