Where does APPLOCK_TEST live?

I am looking to perform an APPLOCK_TEST within my .NET program, so I was wondering, what it is and where exactly does it live. By being in all upper case, I suspect it is a function, but I cannot find it. If it is a function then I will have to make an ExecuteScalar call. I don't think it is a stored procedure, so I cannot code calling it like one.

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asked Nov 18, 2010 at 04:44 PM in Default

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sp_getapplock and sp_releaseapplock are stored procedures. APPLOCK_TEST should be referenced via a SQL SELECT in a string or placed in a stored proc. eg SELECT APPLOCK_TEST('public', 'yourresource', 'Exclusive', 'Transaction') Preferably in a stored proc because you will have to wrap this in a transaction if the lock_owner is set as Transaction per the example. APPLOCK_TEST is a built-in function so there is nothing to view. You can find the lock info in master.sys.syslockinfo where rsc_type=10

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answered Nov 18, 2010 at 07:36 PM

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Scot congrats for 3K!

Nov 18, 2010 at 08:39 PM Cyborg

Thanks, and you on 4K

Nov 18, 2010 at 08:42 PM Scot Hauder
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