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SQL Server 2000

  New Information - SQL Server 2000 SP3.

Changes the password for a Distributor. This stored procedure is executed at the Publisher on the distribution database.


sp_changedistributor_password [ @password = ] 'password'


[@password =] 'password'

Is the new password. password is sysname, with no default. If the Distributor is local, the password of the distributor_admin system login is changed.

Security Note  NULL passwords are not recommended.

Return Code Values

0 (success) or 1 (failure)


sp_changedistributor_password is used in all types of replication.


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

See Also

System Stored Procedures

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