Contains one row for each TCP endpoint that is in the system. The endpoints that are described by sys.tcp_endpoints provide an object to grant and revoke the connection privilege. The information that is displayed regarding ports and IP addresses is not used to configure the protocols and may not match the actual protocol configuration. To view and configure protocols, use SQL Server Configuration Manager.
Inherits columns from sys.endpoints.
The port number that the endpoint is listening on. Is not nullable.
1 = Port number was dynamically assigned.
Is not nullable.
Listener IP address as specified by the LISTENER_IP clause. Is nullable.
In SQL Server 2005 and later versions, the visibility of the metadata in catalog views is limited to securables that a user either owns or on which the user has been granted some permission. For more information, see Metadata Visibility Configuration.