Drops a subscription to a merge publication and its associated Merge Agent. This stored procedure is executed at the Publisher on the publication database .
sp_dropmergesubscription [ [ @publication = ] 'publication' ]
[ , [ @subscriber = ] 'subscriber'
[ , [ @subscriber_db = ] 'subscriber_db' ]
[ , [ @subscription_type = ] 'subscription_type' ]
[ , [ @ignore_distributor = ] ignore_distributor ]
[ , [ @reserved = ] reserved ]
[@publication = ] 'publication'
Is the publication name. publication is sysname, with a default of NULL. The publication must already exist and conform to the rules for identifiers.
[@subscriber =] 'subscriber'
Is the name of the Subscriber. subscriber is sysname, with a default of NULL.
[@subscriber_db = ] 'subscriber_db'
Is the name of the subscription database. subscription_database is sysname, with a default of NULL.
[@subscription_type = ] 'subscription_type'
Is the type of subscription. subscription_type is nvarchar(15), and can be one of these values.
|both (default)||Both a push and pull subscription.|
[@ignore_distributor = ] ignore_distributor
Indicates whether this stored procedure is executed without connecting to the Distributor. ignore_distributor is bit, with a default of 0. This parameter can be used to drop a subscription without doing cleanup tasks at the Distributor. It is also useful if you had to reinstall the Distributor.
[@reserved = ] reserved
Is reserved for future use. reserved is bit, with a default of 0.
Return Code Values
0 (success) or 1 (failure)
sp_dropmergesubscription is used in merge replication.
Only members of the sysadmin fixed server role or the db_owner fixed database role can execute sp_dropmergesubscription.