sp_dropsubscriber (Transact-SQL)

Removes the Subscriber designation from a registered server. This stored procedure is executed at the Publisher on the publication database.

This stored procedure has been deprecated. You are no longer required to explicitly register a Subscriber at the Publisher.

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sp_dropsubscriber [ @subscriber= ] 'subscriber' 
    [ , [ @reserved= ] 'reserved' ] 
    [ , [ @ignore_distributor = ] ignore_distributor ]

[ @subscriber= ] 'subscriber'

Is the name of the Subscriber to be dropped. subscriber is sysname, with no default.

[ @reserved= ] 'reserved'

For internal use only.

[ @ignore_distributor = ] ignore_distributor

For internal use only.

0 (success) or 1 (failure)

sp_dropsubscriber is used in all types of replication.

This stored procedure removes the server sub option and removes the remote login mapping of system administrator to repl_subscriber.

Only members of the sysadmin fixed server role can execute sp_dropsubscriber.

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