Applies to: SQL Server (all supported versions)
Starts a change data capture cleanup or capture job for the current database.
sys.sp_cdc_start_job [ [ @job_type = ] 'job_type' ]
[ [ @job_type = ] 'job_type' ]
Type of job to add. job_type is nvarchar(20) with a default of capture. Valid inputs are capture and cleanup.
Return Code Values
0 (success) or 1 (failure)
sys.sp_cdc_start_job can be used by an administrator to explicitly start either the capture job or the cleanup job.
Requires membership in the db_owner fixed database role.
A. Starting a capture job
The following example starts the capture job for the
AdventureWorks2012 database. Specifying a value for job_type is not required because the default job type is capture.
USE AdventureWorks2012; GO EXEC sys.sp_cdc_start_job; GO
B. Starting a cleanup job
The following example starts a cleanup job for the
USE AdventureWorks2012; GO EXEC sys.sp_cdc_start_job @job_type = N'cleanup';