Removes publishing metadata belonging to a specific publication at the Distributor. This stored procedure is executed at the Distributor on the distribution database.
sp_removedistpublisherdbreplication is used by transactional and snapshot replication.
sp_removedistpublisherdbreplication is used when a published database must be recreated without also dropping the distribution database. The following metadata is removed:
All publication metadata.
Metadata for all articles belong to the publication.
Metadata for all subscriptions to the publication.
Metadata for all replication agent jobs that belong to the publication.