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SQL Server 2000

Removes all replication objects from a database without updating data at the Distributor. This stored procedure is executed at the Publisher on the publication database or at the Subscriber, on the subscription database.


sp_removedbreplication [ @dbname = ] 'dbname'


[@dbname =] 'dbname'

Is the name of the database. dbname is sysname, with no default.

Return Code Values

0 (success) or 1 (failure)


sp_removedbreplication is used in all types of replication.

sp_removedbreplication is useful when restoring a replicated database that has no replication objects needing to be restored.


Only members of the sysadmin fixed server role can execute sp_removedbreplication.

See Also

System Stored Procedures

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