MSdistpublishers (Transact-SQL)


Applies To: SQL Server

The MSdistpublishers table contains one row for each remote Publisher supported by the local Distributor. This table is stored in the msdb database.

Column nameData typeDescription
namesysnameThe name of the Publisher Distributor.
distribution_dbsysnameThe name of the distribution database.
working_directorynvarchar(255)The name of the working directory used to store data and schema files for the publication.
security_modeintThe security mode implemented at the Distributor:

 0 = SQL Server Authentication.

 1 = Windows Authentication.
loginsysnameThe login ID for SQL Server Authentication.
passwordnvarchar(524)The password (encrypted) for SQL Server Authentication.
activebitIndicates whether the local Distributor is in use by the remote Publisher.
trustedbitIndicates whether the remote Publisher uses the same password as the local Distributor:

 0 = A password is needed at the remote Publisher to connect to the Distributor.

 1 = No password is needed.
third_partybitWhether the Publisher is an installation of SQL Server:

 0 = SQL Server installation.1 = Heterogeneous data source.
publisher_typesysnamePublisher type:

 MSSQLSERVER = SQL Server Publisher.

 ORACLE = standard Oracle Publisher.

 ORACLE GATEWAY = Oracle Gateway Publisher.

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