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sys.linked_logins (Transact-SQL)

Returns a row per linked-server-login mapping, for use by RPC and distributed queries from local server to the corresponding linked server.

Column name Data type Description

server_id

int

ID of the server in sys.servers.

local_principal_id

int

Server-principal to whom mapping applies.

0 = wildcard or public.

uses_self_credential

bit

If 1, mapping indicates session should use its own credentials; otherwise, 0 indicates that session uses the name and password that are supplied.

remote_name

sysname

Remote user name to use when connecting. Password is also stored, but not exposed in catalog view interfaces.

modify_date

datetime

Date the linked login was last changed.

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