sql2008 pull subscription error

Posted on 2013-05-30
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Last Modified: 2013-05-31
Very often we received this error messages , but it will works fine after we restart distribution agent, any ideas what is this error message about and what is the resolution to this error

Source:  Failed Command
Message: {call sp_MSget_subscription_guid(3)}
2013-05-09 17:04:06.132 Category:NULL
Source:  Microsoft SQL Server Native Client 10.0
Number:  64
Message: TCP Provider: The specified network name is no longer available.
2013-05-09 17:04:06.134 Category:NULL
Source:  Microsoft SQL Server Native Client 10.0
Number:  64
Message: Communication link failure
2013-05-09 17:04:06.237 The agent failed with a 'Retry' status. Try to run the agent at a later time.
Question by:motioneye
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Expert Comment

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Try to drop and add back the subscriber.
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Accepted Solution

Vitor Montalvão earned 1500 total points
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The error message is clear: "Communication link failure"

Something is breaking the communication between publisher and subscriber. You should investigate what's happening. Check event log from operating system.

Good luck.

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