I have two servers connected over the net using merge replication.
The publisher (and distributor) machine is being replaced by a new faster box. Can I simply backup the database and restore it on the new machine and expect replication to continue as before - or would replication require a whole new snapshot etc?
The database is several gig in size so I would like to avoid starting replication from scratch if at all possible.
Veeam is happy to provide a free NFR license (for 1 year, up to 10 users). This license allows for the non‑production use of Veeam Backup for Microsoft Office 365 in your home lab without any feature limitations.
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