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Posting Yak Master

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Posted - 2014-01-18 : 06:26:43
Dear All,


Replication Newbie
As I have created Distribution, Publication and Subscriber on a table "tblTest" of replication type transactional replication. When checked the Replication monitor, got the error as "The initial snapshot for article 'tblTest' is not yet available.". Did work-around and started the "Snapshot Agent". Now got the error as "Cannot DROP TABLE 'dbo.TblTest' because it is being referenced by object 'View_Test'".

Kindly help me to sort out the issue and approach to understand replication.


5072 Posts

Posted - 2014-01-21 : 01:39:10
Can change article properties Action If Name Is In Use from the default of Drop and Recreate to Delete.

Is View_Test an indexed view?
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Posted - 2014-03-18 : 14:08:22

Because the table has a view, you have the option to choose the "If Action Name Is In Use" is a >> "Truncate all data in the existing object", regenerate the snapshot and apply on the subscriber.
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