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sp_help_agent_default (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).

Retrieves the ID of the default configuration for the agent type passed as parameter. This stored procedure is executed at Distributor on any database.

Topic link icon Transact-SQL Syntax Conventions

sp_help_agent_default [ @profile_id= ] profile_id OUTPUT  
        , [ @agent_type = ] agent_type

[ @profile_id=] profile_idOUTPUT

Is the ID of the default configuration for the type of agent. profile_id is int, with no default.profile_id is also an OUTPUT parameter and returns the ID of the default configuration for the type of agent.

[ @agent_type=] 'agent_type'

Is the type of agent. agent_type is int, with no default, and can be one of these values.




Snapshot Agent.


Log Reader Agent.


Distribution Agent.


Merge Agent.


Queue Reader Agent

0 (success) or 1 (failure)

sp_help_agent_default is used in all types of replication.

Only members of the sysadmin fixed server role or the replmonitor fixed database role can execute sp_help_agent_default.

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