How to: Delete a Trace (Transact-SQL)
This topic describes how to use stored procedures to delete a trace.
For an example of using trace stored procedures, see How to: Create a Trace (Transact-SQL).
To delete a trace
Execute sp_trace_setstatus by specifying @status = 0 to stop the trace.
Execute sp_trace_setstatus by specifying @status = 2 to close the trace and delete its information from the server.
A trace must be stopped first before it can be closed.