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sp_help_targetserver (Transact-SQL)

Lists all target servers.

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sp_help_targetserver 
     [ [ @server_name = ] 'server_name' ]

[ @server_name= ] 'server_name'

The name of the server for which to return information. server_name is nvarchar(30), with a default of NULL.

0 (success) or 1 (failure)

If server_name is not specified, sp_help_targetserver returns this result set.

Column name

Data type

Description

server_id

int

Server identification number.

server_name

nvarchar(30)

Server name.

location

nvarchar(200)

Location of the specified server.

time_zone_adjustment

int

Time zone adjustment, in hours, from Greenwich mean time (GMT).

enlist_date

datetime

Date of the specified server's enlistment.

last_poll_date

datetime

Date the server was last polled for jobs.

status

int

Status of the specified server.

unread_instructions

int

Whether the server has unread instructions. If all rows have been downloaded, this column is 0.

local_time

datetime

Local date and time on the target server, which is based on the local time on the target server as of the last poll of the master server.

enlisted_by_nt_user

nvarchar(100)

Microsoft Windows user that enlisted the target server.

poll_interval

int

Frequency in seconds with which the target server polls the Master SQLServerAgent service in order to download jobs and upload job status.

To execute this stored procedure, a user must be a member of the sysadmin fixed server role.

A. Listing information for all registered target servers

The following example lists information for all registered target servers.

USE msdb ;
GO

EXEC dbo.sp_help_targetserver ;
GO

B. Listing information for a specific target server

The following example lists information for the target server SEATTLE2.

USE msdb ;
GO

EXEC dbo.sp_help_targetserver N'SEATTLE2' ;
GO
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