Issue – Where Replication Agents job Locate Resolution – While troubleshooting replication issue; it’s always good to know which server have which job. In transnational replication scenario. Snapshot agent Log Reader agent Distribution agent If Publisher and Distribution Server is same and you have configured Push subscription; all the job reside Publisher\Distributor server. If Publisher and… Read More Replication – Agents Job Location
Issue – Replication Monitor could not open the Detail Window. Cause – When you have SQL 2012 as a Publisher and distribution as SQL 2014 and when you try to launch replication monitor through SQL 2014; you will get this error message. Resolution – Launch replication monitor through SQL 2012 i.e. Publisher
Issue – Replication Log Reader agent was failing with below error messages. 2018-04-24 19:33:07.854 Status: 32768, code: 53044, text: ‘Validating publisher’. 2018-04-24 19:33:07.873 Status: 4096, code: 20024, text: ‘Initializing’. 2018-04-24 19:33:07.873 The agent is running. Use Replication Monitor to view the details of this agent session. 2018-04-24 19:33:07.879 Status: 0, code: 20011, text: ‘The process… Read More Replication Issue – Cannot execute as the database principal because the principal “dbo” does not exist, this type of principal cannot be impersonated, or you do not have permission.
Issue – The target database, ‘xxx’, is participating in an availability group and is currently not accessible for queries. Either data movement is suspended or the availability replica is not enabled for read access. To allow read-only access to this and other databases in the availability group, enable read access to one or more secondary… Read More The target database, ‘xxx’, is participating in an availability group and is currently not accessible for queries.
I got really wired issue when i was trying to configure Replication on my Enterprise edition 2016 server. I checked couple of time and everything was looking okay until I realize I was running SSMS 2014. I started SSMS 2016 and it’s fixed my issue. I know its not very big issue but I thought… Read More Cannot be configured for publishing and distribution. Publishing and distribution are supported only in SQL Server version 7.0 or later.