sp_refreshsubscriptions (Transact-SQL)

Applies to: SQL Server Azure SQL Managed Instance

Add subscriptions to new articles for all the existing Subscribers to an immediate-updating publication. This stored procedure is executed at the Publisher on the publication database.

Transact-SQL syntax conventions


sp_refreshsubscriptions [ @publication = ] 'publication'  


[ @publication = ] 'publication' Is the publication for which to refresh subscriptions. publication is sysname, with no default.

Return Code Values

0 (success) or 1 (failure)

Result Sets



sp_refreshsubscriptions is used in snapshot, transactional, and merge replication.

sp_refreshsubscriptions is called by sp_addarticle for an immediate-updating publication.


Only members of the sysadmin fixed server role or the db_owner fixed database role can execute sp_refreshsubscriptions.

See Also

sp_addarticle (Transact-SQL)
System Stored Procedures (Transact-SQL)