sp_delete_log_shipping_secondary_primary (Transact-SQL)

Applies to: SQL Server

sp_delete_log_shipping_secondary_primary removes the information about the specified primary server from the secondary server, and removes the copy job and restore job from the secondary.

Transact-SQL syntax conventions


    [ @primary_server = ] N'primary_server'
    , [ @primary_database = ] N'primary_database'
[ ; ]


[ @primary_server = ] N'primary_server'

The name of the primary instance of the SQL Server Database Engine in the log shipping configuration. @primary_server is sysname, and can't be NULL.

[ @primary_database = ] N'primary_database'

The name of the database on the primary server. @primary_database is sysname, with no default.

Return code values

0 (success) or 1 (failure).

Result set



sp_delete_log_shipping_secondary_primary must be run from the master database on the secondary server. This stored procedure does the following:

  1. Deletes the copy and restore jobs for the secondary ID.
  2. Deletes the entry in log_shipping_secondary.
  3. Calls sp_delete_log_shipping_alert_job on the monitor server.


Only members of the sysadmin fixed server role can run this procedure.