@@REMSERVER (Transact-SQL)

Applies to: yesSQL Server (all supported versions)

Important

This feature will be removed in a future version of Microsoft SQL Server. Avoid using this feature in new development work, and plan to modify applications that currently use this feature. Use linked servers and linked server stored procedures instead.

Returns the name of the remote SQL Server database server as it appears in the login record.

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Syntax

@@REMSERVER  

Note

To view Transact-SQL syntax for SQL Server 2014 and earlier, see Previous versions documentation.

Return Types

nvarchar(128)

Remarks

@@REMSERVER enables a stored procedure to check the name of the database server from which the procedure is run.

Examples

The following example creates the procedure usp_CheckServer that returns the name of the remote server.

CREATE PROCEDURE usp_CheckServer  
AS  
SELECT @@REMSERVER;  

The following stored procedure is created on the local server SEATTLE1. The user logs on to a remote server, LONDON2, and runs usp_CheckServer.

EXEC SEATTLE1...usp_CheckServer;  

Here is the result set.

---------------  
LONDON2  

See Also

Configuration Functions (Transact-SQL)
Remote Servers