Verifies that the current host for the publishing database is capable of supporting replication. Must be run from a distribution database. This procedure is called by sp_get_redirected_publisher.
sp_validate_redirected_publisher [ @original_publisher = ] 'original_publisher', [ @publisher_db = ] 'database_name', [ @redirected_publisher = ] 'new_publisher' output
[ @original_publisher = ] 'original_publisher'
The name of the instance of SQL Server that originally published the database. original_publisher is sysname, with no default.
[ @publisher_db = ] 'publisher_db'
The name of the database being published. publisher_db is sysname, with no default.
[ @redirected_publisher = ] 'redirected_publisher'
The target of redirection specified when sp_redirect_publisher was called for the publisher/database pair. redirected_publisher is sysname, with no default.
Return Code Values
0 (success) or 1 (failure)
If no entry exists for the publisher and the publishing database, sp_validate_redirected_publisher returns null in the output parameter @redirected_publisher. If an entry exists, it is returned in the output parameter in both success and failure cases.
If the validation succeeds, sp_validate_redirected_publisher returns a success indication.
If the validation fails, errors are raised describing the failure.
Caller must either be a member of the sysadmin fixed server role, the db_owner fixed database role for the distribution database, or a member of a publication access list for a defined publication associated with the publisher database.