Removes a role from the current database.
|sp_dropgroup provides compatibility with earlier versions of Microsoft SQL Server. This feature will be removed in the next version of Microsoft SQL Server. Avoid using this feature in new development work, and plan to modify applications that currently use this feature. Use DROP ROLE instead.|
sp_dropgroup calls DROP ROLE. This is the preferred way to remove a role. For information about removing a role from the database, see DROP ROLE (Transact-SQL).
sp_dropgroup cannot be executed within a user-defined transaction.
The following example uses
DROP ROLE to remove the role
my_role from the current database. This is the preferred method.
DROP ROLE my_role; GO