Removes the specified category of jobs, alerts, or operators from the current server.
sp_delete_category [ @class = ] 'class' ,
[ @name = ] 'name'
[@class =] 'class'
Is the class of the category. class is varchar(8), with no default, and must have one of these values.
|JOB||Deletes a job category.|
|ALERT||Deletes an alert category.|
|OPERATOR||Deletes an operator category.|
[@name =] 'name'
Is the name of the category to be removed. name is sysname, with no default.
Return Code Values
0 (success) or 1 (failure)
sp_delete_category must be executed in the msdb database.
Deleting a category recategorizes any jobs, alerts, or operators in that category to the default category for the class.
Only members of the sysadmin fixed server role or the db_owner fixed database role can execute, or grant permissions to execute, sp_delete_category in the current database.
This example deletes the job category named AdminJobs.
USE msdb EXEC sp_delete_category 'JOB', 'AdminJobs'