Applies To: SQL Server
Drops a subscription at the current database of the Subscriber. This stored procedure is executed at the Subscriber on the pull subscription database.
sp_droppullsubscription [ @publisher= ] 'publisher' , [ @publisher_db= ] 'publisher_db' , [ @publication= ] 'publication' [ , [ @reserved= ] reserved ]
[ @publisher= ] 'publisher'
Is the remote server name. publisher is sysname, with no default. If all, the subscription is dropped at all the Publishers.
[ @publisher_db= ] 'publisher_db'
Is the name of the Publisher database. publisher_db is sysname, with no default. all means all the Publisher databases.
[ @publication= ] 'publication'
Is the publication name. publication is sysname, with no default. If all, the subscription is dropped to all the publications.
[ @reserved= ] reserved
Identified for informational purposes only. Not supported. Future compatibility is not guaranteed.
0 (success) or 1 (failure)
sp_droppullsubscription is used in snapshot replication and transactional replication.
sp_droppullsubscription deletes the corresponding row in the MSreplication_subscriptions (Transact-SQL) table and the corresponding Distributor Agent at the Subscriber. If no rows are left in MSreplication_subscriptions (Transact-SQL), it drops the table.
-- This script uses sqlcmd scripting variables. They are in the form -- $(MyVariable). For information about how to use scripting variables -- on the command line and in SQL Server Management Studio, see the -- "Executing Replication Scripts" section in the topic -- "Programming Replication Using System Stored Procedures". -- This is the batch executed at the Subscriber to drop -- a pull subscription to a transactional publication. DECLARE @publication AS sysname; DECLARE @publisher AS sysname; DECLARE @publicationDB AS sysname; SET @publication = N'AdvWorksProductTran'; SET @publisher = $(PubServer); SET @publicationDB = N'AdventureWorks2012'; USE [AdventureWorks2012Replica] EXEC sp_droppullsubscription @publisher = @publisher, @publisher_db = @publicationDB, @publication = @publication; GO
Only members of the sysadmin fixed server role or the user who created the pull subscription can execute sp_droppullsubscription. The db_owner fixed database role is only able to execute sp_droppullsubscription if the user who created the pull subscription belongs to this role.