Replicate many SQL 2008 tables to one 2000 subscription

We currently have replication turned on where many 2000 tables are pushing to one 2000 subscription table. Everything works fine until we tried to replicate data from 2008 to 2000. When the 2008 publication drops and recreates the table it causes everything to fail
vraj20Asked:
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Deepak ChauhanSQL Server DBACommented:
You are trying to set up replication between non compatible data types. However replication can be set up between 2008 and 2000 but you have to change the datatypes in 2008 which are supported by 2000.

I would suggest, migrate 2000 databases to 2008 or 2012.
vraj20Author Commented:
The Subscription Table is in SQL 2000
The Publication Table is in SQL 2008

When we turn on replication and create a new snapshot for SQL 2008 Table. The Subscription Table gets drop and gets recreated and all the published tables from SQL 2000 returns with an error message that it can not find the records in the Subscription table
SubscriptionTable.txt
PublishTable.txt
Deepak ChauhanSQL Server DBACommented:
Ok this does not data type issue. i again read out your question.

You have sql 2008 replication pointing to one subscription table (sql 2000) and another sql 2000 publication is also pointing to same subscription.

If this is the case table in the subscription has been overwritten from sql 2008 data thats why you are getting error in sql server 2000 publication.

Did you set the sync property to auto while setting up sql 2k8 replication.
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vraj20Author Commented:
Where can I set the synch property
vraj20Author Commented:
By default is the synch property set to auto
Deepak ChauhanSQL Server DBACommented:
Yes by default it set to auto but in your case where you dont want to overwrite existing data you have to change it to 'Replication support only'.

exec sp_addsubscription @publication = N'<>', @subscriber = N'<>',
@destination_db = N'<>', @subscription_type = N'Push', @sync_type = N'automatic',
 @article = N'all', @update_mode = N'read only', @subscriber_type = 0

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vraj20Author Commented:
I will try this and let u know
Vitor MontalvãoMSSQL Senior EngineerCommented:
vraj20, do you still need help with this question?
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