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sp_add_log_shipping_primary_secondary (Transact-SQL)

This stored procedure adds an entry for a secondary database on the primary server.

Applies to: SQL Server (SQL Server 2008 through current version).

Topic link icon Transact-SQL Syntax Conventions

sp_add_log_shipping_primary_secondary
[ @primary_database = ] 'primary_database',
[ @secondary_server = ] 'secondary_server', 
[ @secondary_database = ] 'secondary_database'

[ @primary_database = ] 'primary_database'

Is the name of the database on the primary server. primary_database is sysname, with no default.

[ @secondary_server = ] 'secondary_server',

Is the name of the secondary server. secondary_server is sysname, with no default.

[ @secondary_database = ] 'secondary_database'

Is the name of the secondary database. secondary_database is sysname, with no default.

0 (success) or 1 (failure)

sp_add_log_shipping_primary_secondary must be run from the master database on the primary server.

Only members of the sysadmin fixed server role can run this procedure.

This example illustrates using sp_add_log_shipping_primary_secondary to add an entry for the secondary database LogShipAdventureWorks to the secondary server FLATIRON.

EXEC master.dbo.sp_add_log_shipping_primary_secondary 
@primary_database = N'AdventureWorks' 
, @secondary_server = N'flatiron' 
, @secondary_database = N'LogShipAdventureWorks' ;
GO
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