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sp_help_log_shipping_monitor_primary (Transact-SQL)

Returns information regarding a primary database from the monitor tables.

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sp_help_log_shipping_monitor_primary
[ @primary_server = ] 'primary_server', 
[ @primary_database = ] 'primary_database'

[ @primary_server = ] 'primary_server'

The name of the primary instance of the Microsoft SQL Server Database Engine in the log shipping configuration. primary_server is sysname and cannot be NULL.

[ @primary_database = ] 'primary_database'

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

0 (success) or 1 (failure)

Column name

Description

primary_id

The ID of the primary database for the log shipping configuration.

primary_server

The name of the primary instance of the SQL Server Database Engine in the log shipping configuration.

primary_database

The name of the primary database in the log shipping configuration.

backup_threshold

The number of minutes allowed to elapse between backup operations before an alert is generated.

threshold_alert

The alert to be raised when the backup threshold is exceeded.

threshold_alert_enabled

Determines if backup threshold alerts are enabled. 1 = enabled; 0 = disabled.

last_backup_file

The absolute path of the most recent transaction log backup.

last_backup_date

The time and date of the last transaction log backup operation on the primary database.

last_backup_date_utc

The time and date of the last transaction log backup operation on the primary database, expressed in Coordinated Universal Time.

history_retention_period

The amount of time, in minutes, that log shipping history records are retained for a given primary database before being deleted.

sp_help_log_shipping_monitor_primary must be run from the master database on the monitor server.

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

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