sys.linked_logins (Transact-SQL)

Applies to: SQL Server Azure SQL Managed Instance

Returns a row per linked-server-login mapping, for use by RPC and distributed queries from local server to the corresponding linked server.

Column name Data type Description
server_id int ID of the server in sys.servers.
local_principal_id int Server-principal to whom mapping applies.

0 = wildcard or public.
uses_self_credential bit If 1, mapping indicates session should use its own credentials; otherwise, 0 indicates that session uses the name and password that are supplied.
remote_name sysname Remote user name to use when connecting. Password is also stored, but not exposed in catalog view interfaces.
modify_date datetime Date the linked login was last changed.


The visibility of the metadata in catalog views is limited to securables that a user either owns or on which the user has been granted some permission. For more information, see Metadata Visibility Configuration.

See Also

Catalog Views (Transact-SQL)
Linked Servers Catalog Views (Transact-SQL)