DBCC dllname (FREE) (Transact-SQL)
Applies To: SQL Server 2014, SQL Server 2016 Preview
Unloads the specified extended stored procedure DLL from memory.
Applies to: SQL Server (SQL Server 2008 through current version).
Is the name of the DLL to release from memory.
- WITH NO_INFOMSGS
Suppresses all informational messages.
When an extended stored procedure is executed, the DLL remains loaded by the instance of SQL Server until the server is shut down. This statement allows for a DLL to be unloaded from memory without shutting down SQL Server. To display the DLL files currently loaded by SQL Server, execute sp_helpextendedproc
When a valid DLL is specified, DBCC dllname (FREE) returns:
DBCC execution completed. If DBCC printed error messages, contact your system administrator.
Requires membership in the sysadmin fixed server role or the db_owner fixed database role.