sp_dropanonymousagent (Transact-SQL)
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sp_dropanonymousagent (Transact-SQL)

Applies To: SQL Server 2014, SQL Server 2016 Preview

Topic Status: Some information in this topic is preview and subject to change in future releases. Preview information describes new features or changes to existing features in Microsoft SQL Server 2016 Community Technology Preview 2 (CTP2).

Drops an anonymous agent for replication monitoring at the distributor from the Publisher. This stored procedure is executed at the Publisher on any database.

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sp_dropanonymousagent [ @subid= ] sub_id    , [ @type= ] type

[ @subid=] sub_id

Is the global identifier for an anonymous subscription. sub_id is uniqueidentifier, with no default. This identifier can be retrieved at the Subscriber using sp_helppullsubscription. The value in the subid field of the returned result set is this global identifier.

[ @type=] type

Is the type of subscription. type is int, with no default. Valid values are 1 or 2. Specify 1, if snapshot replication or transactional replication using the Distribution Agent. Specify 2, if merge replication using the Merge Agent.

0 (success) or 1 (failure)

sp_dropanonymousagent is used in all types of replication.

This stored procedure is used to drop anonymous subscription agents only and cannot be used to drop well-known subscriptions.

Only members of the db_owner fixed database role in the distribution database can execute sp_dropanonymousagent.

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