SQL Server Video to return the procedure name using @@PROCID

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The input parameter @@PROCID returns the object_id of the current stored procedure, function or trigger. This video shows how to use @@PROCID in a stored procedure to get the schema and procedure name. It also corrects a misperception that appears in some places on the internet that @@PROCID would let you know which procedure initiated a trigger. It doesn't do that and that problem is demonstrated.

Key Learning Items
  • Using @@PROCID with OBJECT_NAME
  • How to use @@PROCID to always return the correct name of the procedure
  • What happens when you use @@PROCID inside of a trigger
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MSSQLTips author Andy Novick Andy Novick is a SQL Server Developer in the Boston area with 25 years of database and application development experience.

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