Returns information about merge filter(s). This stored procedure is executed at the Publisher on the publication database.
sp_helpmergefilter [ @publication = ] 'publication'
[ , [ @article = ] 'article']
[ , [ @filtername = ] 'filtername']
[@publication = ] 'publication'
Is the name of the publication. publication is sysname, with no default.
[@article = ] 'article'
Is the name of the article. article is sysname, with a default of %, which returns the names of all articles.
[@filtername = ] 'filtername'
Is the name of the filter about which to return information. filtername is sysname, with a default of %, which returns information about all the filters defined on the article or publication.
|Column name||Data type||Description|
|join_filterid||int||ID of the join filter.|
|filtername||sysname||Name of the filter.|
|join article name||sysname||Name of the join article.|
|join_filterclause||nvarchar(2000)||Filter clause qualifying the join.|
|join_unique_key||int||Whether the join is on a unique key.|
|base table owner||sysname||Name of the owner of the base table.|
|base table name||sysname||Name of the base table.|
|join table owner||sysname||Name of the owner of the table being joined to the base table.|
|join table name||sysname||Name of the table being joined to the base table.|
|article name||sysname||Name of the article.|
sp_helpmergefilter is used in merge replication.
Execute permissions default to the public role.