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SQL Server 2000

  New Information - SQL Server 2000 SP3.

Returns a list of all granted logins for a publication. This stored procedure is executed at the Publisher on the publication database.


sp_help_publication_access [ @publication = ] 'publication'
    [ , [ @return_granted = ] 'return_granted' ]
    [ , [ @login = ] 'login' ]
    [ , [ @initial_list = ] initial_list ]


[@publication = ] 'publication'

Is the name of the publication to access. publication is sysname, with no default.

[@return_granted = ] 'return_granted'

Is the login ID. return_granted is bit, with a default of 1. If 0 is specified and SQL Server Authentication is used, the available logins that appear at the Publisher but not at the Distributor are returned. If 0 is specified and Windows Authentication is used, the logins not specifically denied access at either the Publisher or Distributor are returned.

[@login = ] 'login'

Is the standard security login ID. login is sysname, with a default of %.

[@initial_list = ] initial_list

Specifies whether to obtain the initial publication access list for the new publication. initial_list is bit, with a default of 0. If 1, returns the publication access list, which includes all the members of the sysadmin that have valid logins at the Distributor and the current login.

Result Sets
Column name Data type Description
Loginname nvarchar(256) Actual login name.
Isntname int 0 = Login is a Microsoft SQL Server login.
1 = Login is a Windows® user or group.
Isntgroup int 0 = Login is a Microsoft SQL Server login.
1 = Login is a Windows user or group.


sp_help_publication_access is used in all types of replication.


Only members of the sysadmin fixed server role or db_owner fixed database role can execute sp_help_publication_access.

See Also



System Stored Procedures

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