sys.sp_cdc_help_jobs (Transact-SQL)

Applies to: SQL Server

Reports information about all change data capture cleanup or capture jobs in the current database.

Transact-SQL syntax conventions


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Return code values

0 (success) or 1 (failure).

Result set

Column name Data type Description
job_id uniqueidentifier The ID of the job.
job_type nvarchar(20) The type of job.
maxtrans int The maximum number of transactions to process in each scan cycle.

maxtrans is valid only for capture jobs.
maxscans int The maximum number of scan cycles to execute in order to extract all rows from the log.

maxscans is valid only for capture jobs.
continuous bit A flag indicating whether the capture job is to run continuously (1), or run in one-time mode (0). For more information, see sys.sp_cdc_add_job (Transact-SQL).

continuous is valid only for capture jobs.
pollinginterval bigint The number of seconds between log scan cycles.

pollinginterval is valid only for capture jobs.
retention bigint The number of minutes that change rows are to be retained in change tables.

retention is valid only for cleanup jobs.
threshold bigint The maximum number of delete entries that can be deleted using a single statement on cleanup.


Requires membership in the db_owner fixed database role.


The following example returns information about the defined capture and cleanup jobs for the AdventureWorks2022 database.

USE AdventureWorks2022;

EXEC sys.sp_cdc_help_jobs;