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Merge Replication Identity Range not updating

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I have a merge replication running between 7 SQL Server 2000, and the identity management is configured as Automatic. Now the problem is that, at one of our subscriber the identity range of a table get filled up its range and the publisher is not assigning or updating new values to that table. I tried sp_adjustpublisheridentityrange also but i was unlucky. Why does the publisher not assigning any new identity range for the subscriber?

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by:ThakurVinay
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make the changes at subsriber and see if it works.

also always test on dev.

HTH
Vinay
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by:Anuj
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Vinay, I manually assigned new ranges to the subscriber and is working fine. But my question is why publisher doesn't assigned any new values to the subscriber?
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When the merge agent is running continuously at times new identity ranges are not assigned and this is reported as a bug in SQL Server 2000.

The work around is to manually restart the merge agent or schedule the merge agent to run every minute or so

BUG: Identity Range Not Adjusted on Publisher When Merge Agent Runs Continuously
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Got the solution form Microsoft support site
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