Changes the primary database settings.
sp_change_log_shipping_primary_database [ @database = ] 'database' [, [ @backup_directory = ] 'backup_directory'] [, [ @backup_share = ] 'backup_share', [, [ @backup_retention_period = ] 'backup_retention_period'] [, [ @monitor_server_security_mode = ] 'monitor_server_security_mode'] [, [ @monitor_server_login = ] 'monitor_server_login'] [, [ @monitor_server_password = ] 'monitor_server_password'] [, [ @backup_threshold = ] 'backup_threshold'] [, [ @threshold_alert = ] 'threshold_alert'] [, [ @threshold_alert_enabled = ] 'threshold_alert_enabled'] [, [ @history_retention_period = ] 'history_retention_period']
- [ @database = ] 'database'
Is the name of the database on the primary server. primary_database is sysname, with no default.
- [ @backup_directory = ] 'backup_directory'
Is the path to the backup folder on the primary server. backup_directory is nvarchar(500), with no default, and cannot be NULL.
- [ @backup_share = ] 'backup_share'
Is the network path to the backup directory on the primary server. backup_share is nvarchar(500), with no default, and cannot be NULL.
- [ @backup_retention_period = ] 'backup_retention_period'
Is the time, in minutes, to retain the log backup file in the backup directory on the primary server. backup_retention_period is int, with no default, and cannot be NULL.
- [ @monitor_server_security_mode = ] 'monitor_server_security_mode'
The security mode used to connect to the monitor server.
1 = Windows authentication.
0 = SQL Server authentication.
monitor_server_security_mode is bit and cannot be NULL.
- [ @monitor_server_login = ] 'monitor_server_login'
Is the username of the account used to access the monitor server.
- [ @monitor_server_password = ] 'monitor_server_password'
Is the password of the account used to access the monitor server.
- [ @backup_threshold = ] 'backup_threshold'
Is the length of time, in minutes, after the last backup before a threshold_alert error is raised. backup_threshold is int, with a default of 60 minutes.
- [ @threshold_alert = ] 'threshold_alert'
The alert to be raised when the backup threshold is exceeded. threshold_alert is int and cannot be NULL.
- [ @threshold_alert_enabled = ] 'threshold_alert_enabled'
Specifies whether an alert is raised when backup_threshold is exceeded.
1 = enabled.
0 = disabled.
threshold_alert_enabled is bit and cannot be NULL.
- [ @history_retention_period = ] 'history_retention_period'
Is the length of time in minutes in which the history is retained. history_retention_period is int. A value of 14420 is used if none is specified.
sp_change_log_shipping_primary_database must be run from the master database on the primary server. This stored procedure does the following:
Changes the settings in the log_shipping_primary_database record, if necessary.
Changes the local record in log_shipping_monitor_primary on the primary server using supplied arguments, if necessary.
If the monitor server is different from the primary server, changes record in log_shipping_monitor_primary on the monitor server using supplied arguments, if necessary.
This example illustrates the use of sp_change_log_shipping_primary_database to update the settings associated with the primary database AdventureWorks.
EXEC master.dbo.sp_change_log_shipping_primary_database @database = N'AdventureWorks' , @backup_directory = N'c:\LogShipping' , @backup_share = N'\\tribeca\LogShipping' , @backup_retention_period = 1440 , @backup_threshold = 60 , @threshold_alert = 0 , @threshold_alert_enabled = 1 , @history_retention_period = 1440 ,@monitor_server_security_mode = 1