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Problems with 2005 dist with 2000 publishersI have all 2000 pubs and have been trying to set up some 2005 dists. I am having a lot of problems with the snapshot agents locking the tables. In the 2005 pub properties I could set a concurrency flag to not lock the tables, but cant find that in the 2005 pub properties. The only way I can find to set the sync_type to concurrent is to create the pubs in T-SQL. Any insight from anyone who’s gathered more experience than me in this is appreciated.
Were there any schema changes to the tables that are involved in replication? Satya SKJ
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Were there any schema changes to the tables that are involved in replication? No. I had a single dist running 2000 and we had outgrown it. It had other duties and was doubling as a dist as well. We bought 2 new 2005 servers to use as dedicated dists. I dropped 1/2 of the replication jobs from the old dist and recreated them with one of the new 2005 dists as their dist. None of the articles changed. Seems like a hybris system like this is problematic even though MS says you can do it. I have to do some operations from the 2005 Management Studio and some from the 2000 pub boxes.