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SQL Server 2000

  New Information - SQL Server 2000 SP3.

Used to invoke loopback detection and handling in transactional replication. This stored procedure is executed at the Publisher on the publication database.


sp_replsetoriginator [ @server_name = ] 'server_name'
    [ @database_name = ] 'database_name'


[@server_name =] 'server_name'

Is the name of the server where the transaction is being applied. originating_server is sysname, with no default.

[@database_name =] 'database_name'

Is the name of the database where the transaction is being applied. originating_db is sysname, with no default.

Return Code Values

0 (success) or 1 (failure)


sp_replsetoriginator is executed by the Distribution Agent to record the source of transactions applied by replication. This information is used to invoke loopback detection for transactional subscriptions that have the loopback property set. Immediate-updating subscriptions and bi-directional transactional replication are used to set the loopback detection property for a subscription.


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

See Also

System Stored Procedures

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