MSsnapshot_agents (Transact-SQL)

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

The MSsnapshot_agents table contains one row for each Snapshot Agent associated with the local Distributor. This table is stored in the distribution database.

Column name Data type Description
id int The ID of the Snapshot Agent.
name nvarchar(100) The name of the Snapshot 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.
publication_type int The type of publication:

0 = Transactional.

1 = Snapshot.

2 = Merge.
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 (Transact-SQL) table.
dynamic_filter_login sysname The value used for evaluating the SUSER_SNAME (Transact-SQL) function in parameterized filters that define a partition. This column is used for a partitioned snapshot.
dynamic_filter_hostname sysname The value used for evaluating the HOST_NAME (Transact-SQL) function in parameterized filters that define a partition. This column is used for a partitioned snapshot.
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)