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sp_add_log_shipping_primary_secondary (Transact-SQL)

Applies To: SQL Server 2014, SQL Server 2016 Preview

Topic Status: Some information in this topic is preview and subject to change in future releases. Preview information describes new features or changes to existing features in Microsoft SQL Server 2016 Community Technology Preview 2 (CTP2).

This stored procedure adds an entry for a secondary database on the primary server.

Applies to: SQL Server (SQL Server 2008 through current version).

Topic link icon Transact-SQL Syntax Conventions

sp_add_log_shipping_primary_secondary
[ @primary_database = ] 'primary_database',
[ @secondary_server = ] 'secondary_server', 
[ @secondary_database = ] 'secondary_database'

[ @primary_database = ] 'primary_database'

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

[ @secondary_server = ] 'secondary_server',

Is the name of the secondary server. secondary_server is sysname, with no default.

[ @secondary_database = ] 'secondary_database'

Is the name of the secondary database. secondary_database is sysname, with no default.

0 (success) or 1 (failure)

sp_add_log_shipping_primary_secondary must be run from the master database on the primary server.

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

This example illustrates using sp_add_log_shipping_primary_secondary to add an entry for the secondary database LogShipAdventureWorks to the secondary server FLATIRON.

EXEC master.dbo.sp_add_log_shipping_primary_secondary 
@primary_database = N'AdventureWorks' 
, @secondary_server = N'flatiron' 
, @secondary_database = N'LogShipAdventureWorks' ;
GO
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