MSmerge_agents (Transact-SQL)

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

The MSmerge_agents table contains one row for each Merge Agent running at the Subscriber. This table is stored in the distribution database.

Column name Data type Description
id int The ID of the Merge Agent.
name nvarchar(100) The name of the Merge Agent.
publisher_id smallint The ID of the Publisher.
publisher_db sysname The name of the Publisher database.
publication sysname The name of the publication.
subscriber_id smallint The ID of the Subscriber.
subscriber_db sysname The name of the subscription database.
local_job bit Indicates whether there is a SQL Server Agent job on the local Distributor.
job_id binary(16) The job identification number.
profile_id int The configuration ID from the MSagent_profiles table.
anonymous_subid uniqueidentifier The ID of an anonymous agent.
subscriber_name sysname The name of the Subscriber.
creation_date datetime The date and time that the Distribution or Merge Agent was created.
offload_enabled bit Specifies that the agent can be activated remotely.

0 specifies the agent cannot be activated remotely.

1 specifies the agent will be activated remotely, and on the remote computer specified in the offload_server property.
offload_server sysname Specifies the network name of server to be used for remote agent activation.
sid varbinary(85) The security identification number (SID) for the Distribution Agent or Merge Agent during its first execution.
subscriber_security_mode smallint The security mode used by the agent when connecting to the Subscriber, which can be one of the following:

0 = Microsoft SQL Server Authentication.

1 = Microsoft Windows Authentication.
subscriber_login sysname The login used when connecting to the Subscriber.
subscriber_password nvarchar(524) The encrypted value of the password that is used when connecting to the Subscriber.
publisher_security_mode smallint The security mode used by the agent when connecting to the Publisher, which can be one of the following:

0 = Microsoft SQL Server Authentication.

1 = Microsoft Windows Authentication.
publisher_login sysname The login used when connecting to the Publisher.
publisher_password nvarchar(524) The encrypted value of the password that is used when connecting to the Publisher.
job_step_uid uniqueidentifier The unique ID of the SQL Server Agent job step in which the agent is started.

See Also

Replication Tables (Transact-SQL)
Replication Views (Transact-SQL)