sp_changedistributor_property (Transact-SQL)

Applies to: SQL Server Azure SQL Managed Instance

Changes the properties of the Distributor. This stored procedure is executed at the Distributor on any database.

Transact-SQL syntax conventions


sp_changedistributor_property [ [ @property= ] 'property' ]  
    [ , [ @value= ] 'value' ]  


[ @property = ] 'property' Is the property for a given Distributor. property is sysname, and can be one of these values.

Value Description
heartbeat_interval Maximum number of minutes that an agent can run without logging a progress message.
NULL (default) All available property values are printed.

[ @value = ] 'value' Is the value for the given Distributor property. value is varchar(255), with a default of NULL.

Return Code Values

0 (success) or 1 (failure)


sp_changedistributor_property is used in all types of replication.


-- Change the heartbeat interval at the Distributor to 5 minutes. 
USE master 
exec sp_changedistributor_property 
    @property = N'heartbeat_interval', 
    @value = 5;


Only members of the sysadmin fixed server role can execute sp_changedistributor_property.

See Also

View and Modify Distributor and Publisher Properties
sp_adddistributor (Transact-SQL)
sp_dropdistributor (Transact-SQL)
sp_helpdistributor (Transact-SQL)
Replication Stored Procedures (Transact-SQL)