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SQL Stored Procedure to Run Single Command on All Tables

SQL Stored Procedure to Run Single Command on All Tables

There is an undocumented stored procedure that you can use to run a single command on all tables in a database. It is very useful when doing routine jobs on all the tables. For example, re-indexing the tables would be done like this:

 sp_MSforeachtable [@command1 =] 'sql_command'    [, [@replacechar =] 'replacement_character']    [, [@command2 =] 'sql_command']    [, [@command3 =] 'sql_command']    [, [@whereand =] 'sql_command']    [, [@precommand =] 'sql_command']    [, [@postcommand =] 'sql_command']  Typical Call  sp_Msforeachtable "DBCC DBREINDEX ('?')",     @precommand = 'print ''Indexing ...''',   @postcommand = 'print ''Completed ...'''

Enjoy and use this with care. It will do any command on all the tables.

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