Drop Linked Server Login
sp_dropserver (Transact-SQL) 09/07/2018; 2 minutes to read +1; In this article. APPLIES TO: SQL Server Azure SQL Database (Managed Instance only) Azure Synapse Analytics (SQL DW) Parallel Data Warehouse Removes a server from the list of known remote and linked servers on the local instance of SQL Server.
In the Linked Server field, type a name for your linked server. Under Server Type, select Other Data Source. In the Provider drop-down list, select Microsoft OLE DB Provider for ODBC Drivers. In the Data Source field, In the Remote Login field, type your user name for accessing the data store.
SQL Server errors with drop login and drop user. By: Ahmad Yaseen Updated: 2016-06-10 In this tip, we will concentrate on how to resolve cases in which you may not be able to drop the server login or the database user as it is connected to a specific database or server object.
In this video you will learn how to create Linked Server in SQL Server using SQL Server Management studio as well as T-SQL Script. It also explains best practices of creating Linked servers in SQL
Fix: Cannot drop server because it is used as a Distributor in replication. While trying to drop a linked server received following error, Cannot drop server 'XYZ.ABC.COM' because it is used as a Distributor in replication. (Microsoft SQL Server, Error: 20581)
I have a SQL Server 2005 Server Project in which some linked servers and linked server logins are defined. If the linked servers do not exist all is well and they are created. However, if I modify a Linked Server to point it at a different machine VSDB tries to drop the linked server but not the logins.