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sp_helppullsubscription (Transact-SQL)

Displays information about one or more subscriptions at the Subscriber. This stored procedure is executed at the Subscriber on the subscription database.

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sp_helppullsubscription [ [ @publisher = ] 'publisher' ]
    [ , [ @publisher_db = ] 'publisher_db' ] 
    [ , [ @publication = ] 'publication' ]
    [ , [ @show_push = ] 'show_push' ]
        

[ @publisher=] 'publisher'

Is the name of the remote server. publisher is sysname, with a default of %, which returns information for all Publishers.

[ @publisher_db=] 'publisher_db'

Is the name of the Publisher database. publisher_db is sysname, with a default of %, which returns all the Publisher databases.

[ @publication=] 'publication'

Is the name of the publication. publication is sysname, with a default of %, which returns all the publications. If this parameter equals to ALL, only pull subscriptions with independent_agent = 0 are returned.

[ @show_push=] 'show_push'

Is whether all push subscriptions are to be returned. show_pushis nvarchar(5), with a default of FALSE, which does not return push subscriptions.

Column name

Data type

Description

publisher

sysname

Name of the Publisher.

publisher database

sysname

Name of the Publisher database.

publication

sysname

Name of the publication.

independent_agent

bit

Indicates whether there is a stand-alone Distribution Agent for this publication.

subscription type

int

Subscription type to the publication.

distribution agent

nvarchar(100)

Distribution Agent handling the subscription.

publication description

nvarchar(255)

Description of the publication.

last updating time

date

Time the subscription information was updated. This is a UNICODE string of ISO date (114) + ODBC time (121). The format is yyyymmdd hh:mi:sss.mmm where 'yyyy' is year, 'mm' is month, 'dd' is day, 'hh' is hour, 'mi' is minute, 'sss' is seconds, and 'mmm' is milliseconds.

subscription name

varchar(386)

Name of the subscription.

last transaction timestamp

varbinary(16)

Timestamp of the last replicated transaction.

update mode

tinyint

Type of updates allowed.

distribution agent job_id

int

Job ID of the Distribution Agent.

enabled_for_synmgr

int

Whether the subscription can be synchronized through the Microsoft Synchronization Manager.

subscription guid

binary(16)

Global identifier for the version of the subscription on the publication.

subid

binary(16)

Global identifier for an anonymous subscription.

immediate_sync

bit

Whether the synchronization files are created or re-created each time the Snapshot Agent runs.

publisher login

sysname

Login ID used at the Publisher for SQL Server Authentication.

publisher password

nvarchar(524)

Password (encrypted) used at the Publisher for SQL Server Authentication.

publisher security_mode

int

Security mode implemented at the Publisher:

0 = SQL Server Authentication

1 = Windows Authentication

2 = The synchronization triggers use a static sysservers entry to do remote procedure call (RPC), and publisher must be defined in the sysservers table as a remote server or linked server.

distributor

sysname

Name of the Distributor.

distributor_login

sysname

Login ID used at the Distributor for SQL Server Authentication.

distributor_password

nvarchar(524)

Password (encrypted) used at the Distributor for SQL Server Authentication.

distributor_security_mode

int

Security mode implemented at the Distributor:

0 = SQL Server Authentication

1 = Windows Authentication

ftp_address

sysname

For backward compatibility only.

ftp_port

int

For backward compatibility only.

ftp_login

sysname

For backward compatibility only.

ftp_password

nvarchar(524)

For backward compatibility only.

alt_snapshot_folder

nvarchar(255)

Location where snapshot folder is stored if the location is other than or in addition to the default location.

working_directory

nvarchar(255)

Fully qualified path to the directory where snapshot files are transferred using File Transfer Protocol (FTP) when that option is specified.

use_ftp

bit

Subscription is subscribing to Publication over the Internet and FTP addressing properties are configured. If 0, Subscription is not using FTP. If 1, subscription is using FTP.

publication_type

int

Specifies the replication type of the publication:

0 = Transactional replication

1 = Snapshot replication

2 = Merge replication

dts_package_name

sysname

Specifies the name of the Data Transformation Services (DTS) package.

dts_package_location

int

Location where the DTS package is stored:

0 = Distributor

1 = Subscriber

offload_agent

bit

Specifies if the agent can be activated remotely. If 0, the agent cannot be activated remotely.

offload_server

sysname

Specifies the network name of the server used for remote activation.

last_sync_status

int

Subscription status:

0 = All jobs are waiting to start

1 = One or more jobs are starting

2 = All jobs have executed successfully

3 = At least one job is executing

4 = All jobs are scheduled and idle

5 = At least one job is attempting to execute after a previous failure

6 = At least one job has failed to execute successfully

last_sync_summary

sysname

Description of last synchronization results.

last_sync_time

datetime

Time the subscription information was updated. This is a UNICODE string of ISO date (114) + ODBC time (121). The format is yyyymmdd hh:mi:sss.mmm where 'yyyy' is year, 'mm' is month, 'dd' is day, 'hh' is hour, 'mi' is minute, 'sss' is seconds, and 'mmm' is milliseconds.

job_login

nvarchar(512)

Is the Windows account under which the Distribution agent runs, which is returned in the format domain\username.

job_password

sysname

For security reasons, a value of "**********" is always returned.

0 (success) or 1 (failure)

sp_helppullsubscription is used in snapshot and transactional replication.

Only members of the sysadmin fixed server role or the db_owner fixed database role can execute sp_helppullsubscription .

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