Applies to: SQL Server (all supported versions)
Stores one monitor record per primary database in each log shipping configuration. This table is stored in the msdb database.
The tables related to history and monitoring are also used at the primary server and the secondary servers.
|Column name||Data type||Description|
|primary_id||uniqueidentifier||The ID of the primary database for the log shipping configuration.|
|primary_server||sysname||The name of the primary instance of the Microsoft SQL Server Database Engine in the log shipping configuration.|
|primary_database||sysname||The name of the primary database in the log shipping configuration.|
|backup_threshold||int||The number of minutes allowed to elapse between backup operations before an alert is generated.|
|threshold_alert||int||The alert to be raised when the backup threshold is exceeded.|
|threshold_alert_enabled||bit||Determines if backup threshold alerts are enabled. 1 = Enabled.
0 = Disabled.
|last_backup_file||nvarchar(500)||The absolute path of the most recent transaction log backup.|
|last_backup_date||datetime||The time and date of the last transaction log backup operation on the primary database.|
|last_backup_date_utc||datetime||The time and date of the last transaction log backup operation on the primary database, expressed in Coordinated Universal Time.|
|history_retention_period||int||The amount of time, in minutes, that log shipping history records are retained for a given primary database before being deleted.|
In addition to being stored on the remote monitor server, the information related to the primary server is stored on the primary server in its log_shipping_monitor_primary table.
About Log Shipping (SQL Server)
System Tables (Transact-SQL)