sp_mergedummyupdate (Transact-SQL)

APPLIES TO: YesSQL Server NoAzure SQL Database NoAzure Synapse Analytics (SQL DW) NoParallel Data Warehouse

Does a dummy update on the given row so that it is sent again during the next merge. This stored procedure can be executed at the Publisher, on the publication database, or at the Subscriber, on the subscription database.

Topic link icon Transact-SQL Syntax Conventions


sp_mergedummyupdate [ @source_object =] 'source_object', [ @rowguid =] 'rowguid'  


[ @source_object = ] 'source_object' Is the name of the source object. source_objectis nvarchar(386), with no default.

[ @rowguid = ] 'rowguid' Is the row identifier. rowguid is uniqueidentifier, with no default.

Return Code Values

0 (success) or 1 (failure)


sp_mergedummyupdate is used in merge replication.

sp_mergedummyupdate is useful if you write your own alternative to the Replication Conflict Viewer (Wzcnflct.exe).


Only members of the db_owner fixed database role can execute sp_mergedummyupdate.

See Also

System Stored Procedures (Transact-SQL)