Solved

Replication  subscription cannot be created because it exists already - but it doesn't

Posted on 2008-10-06
2
388 Views
Last Modified: 2012-05-05
Despite refresh - and restarting services. Wizard insists that it exists and fails on the final step.
Why does it think it exists when there are no subscriptions visible in Enterprise manager?
Publisher exists, one publication.
The subscriber is also the distributor.
While the publication (snapshot) was being made, I deleted the original subscription because it was "transaction" not snapshot, and I thought that was probably not right.
 All seemed ok, but now I cannot recreate a subscription of any type.

0
Comment
Question by:awalkinthepark
[X]
Welcome to Experts Exchange

Add your voice to the tech community where 5M+ people just like you are talking about what matters.

  • Help others & share knowledge
  • Earn cash & points
  • Learn & ask questions
2 Comments
 
LVL 29

Accepted Solution

by:
mass2612 earned 125 total points
ID: 22656353
Hi,

The only thing I can think of is to try to cleanup/reset the replication by removing everything using the stored procedure sp_removedbreplication.

sp_removedbreplication (Transact-SQL)
http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/ms188734(SQL.90).aspx
0
 
LVL 1

Expert Comment

by:carlosmonte
ID: 25677350
Hi awalkinthepark,

I have the same situation happening.
I even deleted everything and recreated the replication with different names and still i cannot see the subscription at the subscriber/distributor.

Really would appreciate any suggestions.
I can even open another question if needed.

thanks
CM
0

Featured Post

Free Tool: ZipGrep

ZipGrep is a utility that can list and search zip (.war, .ear, .jar, etc) archives for text patterns, without the need to extract the archive's contents.

One of a set of tools we're offering as a way to say thank you for being a part of the community.

Question has a verified solution.

If you are experiencing a similar issue, please ask a related question

This article shows gives you an overview on SQL Server 2016 row level security. You will also get to know the usages of row-level-security and how it works
A Stored Procedure in Microsoft SQL Server is a powerful feature that it can be used to execute the Data Manipulation Language (DML) or Data Definition Language (DDL). Depending on business requirements, a single Stored Procedure can return differe…
Via a live example combined with referencing Books Online, show some of the information that can be extracted from the Catalog Views in SQL Server.
Via a live example, show how to setup several different housekeeping processes for a SQL Server.

710 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question