Updated: June 10, 2016
Contains one row per page that failed with a minor 823 error or an 824 error. Pages are listed in this table because they are suspected of being bad, but they might actually be fine. When a suspect page is repaired, its status is updated in the event_type column.
The following table, which has a limit of 1,000 rows, is stored in the msdb database.
|Column name||Data type||Description|
|database_id||int||ID of the database to which this page applies.|
|file_id||int||ID of the file in the database.|
|page_id||bigint||ID of the suspect page. Every page has a page ID that is a 32-bit value identifying the location of the page in the database. The page_id is the offset into the data file of the 8 KB page. Each page ID is unique in a file.|
|event_type||int||The type of error; one of:|
1 = An 823 error that causes a suspect page (such as a disk error) or an 824 error other than a bad checksum or a torn page (such as a bad page ID).
2 = Bad checksum.
3 = Torn page.
4 = Restored (page was restored after it was marked bad).
5 = Repaired (DBCC repaired the page).
7 = Deallocated by DBCC.
|error_count||int||Number of times the error has occurred.|
|last_update_date||datetime||Date-and-time stamp of the last update.|
Anyone with access to msdb can read the data in the suspect_pages table. Anyone with UPDATE permission on the suspect_pages table can update its records. Members the db_owner fixed database role on msdb or the sysadmin fixed server role can insert, update, and delete records.