sp_delete_database_backuphistory (Transact-SQL)


Deletes information about the specified database from the backup and restore history tables.

Applies to: SQL Server (SQL Server 2008 through current version).

Topic link icon Transact-SQL Syntax Conventions

sp_delete_database_backuphistory [ @database_name = ] 'database_name'  

[ @database_name= ] database_name
Specifies the name of the database involved in backup and restore operations. database_name is sysname, with no default.

0 (success) or 1 (failure)


sp_delete_database_backuphistory must be run from the msdb database.

This stored procedure affects the following tables:

Requires membership in the sysadmin fixed server role.

The following example deletes all entries for the AdventureWorks2012 database in the backup-and-restore history tables.

USE msdb;  
EXEC sp_delete_database_backuphistory @database_name = 'AdventureWorks2012';  

sp_delete_backuphistory (Transact-SQL)
Backup History and Header Information (SQL Server)

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