SQL SERVER – sp_who2 Parameters

Earlier I had written a blog post about SQL SERVER – Representing sp_who2 with DMVs and SQL SERVER – Inserting sp_who2 Into a Table. One of my clients asked me a follow-up question in the Comprehensive Database Performance Health Check. The question was about sp_Who2 parameters. Let us learn about them today.

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Just like sp_who the stored procedure sp_who2 also accepts similar parameters. Let us see a few of the examples.

User Specific Process via Parameters

USE master;  
GO  
EXEC sp_who 'sqlauthority';  
GO  

Display Specific Session ID

USE master;  
GO  
EXEC sp_who '102';  
GO  

Display Only Active Sessions

USE master;  
GO  
EXEC sp_who 'active';  
GO  

Well, that is for today. Let me know if you know any other trick with sp_who2. While there are many advanced scripts out there, I still see lots of users using the sp_who2 to gain additional insight into their system.

Here are a few recent blog posts on the same topic which you may find interesting:

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Reference: Pinal Dave (https://blog.sqlauthority.com)

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