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sp_helpqreader_agent (Transact-SQL)
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sp_helpqreader_agent (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).

Returns properties of the Queue Reader agent. This stored procedure is executed at the Distributor on the distribution database or at the Publisher on any database.

Topic link icon Transact-SQL Syntax Conventions

sp_helpqreader_agent [ [ @frompublisher = ] frompublisher ]

[ @frompublisher= ] frompublisher

Specifies whether the stored procedure is called at the Publisher or at the Distributor. frompublisher is bit, with a default value of 0. 1 means that the stored procedure is called from the Publisher, and 0 means that the stored procedure is called from the Distributor.

Column name

Data type

Description

id

int

ID of the agent.

name

nvarchar(100)

Name of the agent.

job_id

uniqueidentifier

Unique ID of the agent job.

job_login

nvarchar(512)

Is the Windows account under which the Distribution agent runs, which is returned in the format DOMAIN\username.

job_password

sysname

For security reasons, a value of ********** is always returned.

0 (success) or 1 (failure)

sp_helpqreader_agent is used in transactional replication.

When the value of frompublisher is 1, only members of the sysadmin fixed server role at the Publisher or members of the db_owner fixed database role on the publication database can execute sp_helpqreader_agent. Otherwise, only members of the sysadmin fixed server role at the Distributor or members of the db_owner fixed database role on the distribution database can execute sp_helpqreader_agent.

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