ALTER TRIGGER implicitly enables a disabled trigger - by

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ID 781722 Comments
Status Closed Workarounds
Type Bug Repros 1
Opened 3/19/2013 8:44:13 PM
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From observation, running ALTER TRIGGER on a disabled trigger will enable it.

I consider it incorrect behaviour, but please keep in mind that if it is intended behaviour that:

* ALTER TRIGGER's documentation says that it "Modifies the definition of a ... trigger".
* The documentation does not explicitly state what the "definition" consists of.
* The documentation does not explicitly state that ALTER TRIGGER will enable a disabled trigger.
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Posted by Tom.Thomson on 9/10/2013 at 4:59 AM
I wonder how long "a couple of weeks" is going to be. Twelve weeks already feels like rather more than "a couple".
Posted by Rick [MSFT] on 6/19/2013 at 1:43 PM
Added to the remarks, that changing the trigger using ALTER TRIGGER enables the trigger. It will take a couple weeks for the change to appear online. Thank you for reporting this.
Posted by EdSF1 on 6/6/2013 at 1:00 PM
Please do add to documentation - I'm another one of those "huh"? folk:

Thank you.
Posted by Umachandar [MSFT] on 5/3/2013 at 12:05 PM
The behavior you are seeing is by design. We will document it in Books Online. Thanks for reporting this.

Umachandar, SQL Programmability Team