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MergePullSubscription Class

Represents a pull subscription to a merge publication.

Namespace: Microsoft.SqlServer.Replication
Assembly: Microsoft.SqlServer.Rmo (in microsoft.sqlserver.rmo.dll)

public sealed class MergePullSubscription : PullSubscription
public final class MergePullSubscription extends PullSubscription
public final class MergePullSubscription extends PullSubscription

For a pull subscription, the Merge Agent runs at the Subscriber.

This namespace, class, or member is supported only in version 2.0 of the Microsoft .NET Framework.


// Define the Publisher, publication, and databases.
string publicationName = "AdvWorksSalesOrdersMerge";
string publisherName = publisherInstance;
string subscriberName = subscriberInstance;
string subscriptionDbName = "AdventureWorksReplica";
string publicationDbName = "AdventureWorks";
string hostname = @"adventure-works\garrett1";

//Create connections to the Publisher and Subscriber.
ServerConnection subscriberConn = new ServerConnection(subscriberName);
ServerConnection publisherConn = new ServerConnection(publisherName);

// Create the objects that we need.
MergePublication publication;
MergePullSubscription subscription;

try
{
    // Connect to the Subscriber.
    subscriberConn.Connect();

    // Ensure that the publication exists and that 
    // it supports pull subscriptions.
    publication = new MergePublication();
    publication.Name = publicationName;
    publication.DatabaseName = publicationDbName;
    publication.ConnectionContext = publisherConn;

    if (publication.LoadProperties())
    {
        if ((publication.Attributes & PublicationAttributes.AllowPull) == 0)
        {
            publication.Attributes |= PublicationAttributes.AllowPull;
        }

        // Define the pull subscription.
        subscription = new MergePullSubscription();
        subscription.ConnectionContext = subscriberConn;
        subscription.PublisherName = publisherName;
        subscription.PublicationName = publicationName;
        subscription.PublicationDBName = publicationDbName;
        subscription.DatabaseName = subscriptionDbName;
        subscription.HostName = hostname;

        // Specify the Windows login credentials for the Merge Agent job.
        subscription.SynchronizationAgentProcessSecurity.Login = winLogin;
        subscription.SynchronizationAgentProcessSecurity.Password = winPassword;

        // Make sure that the agent job for the subscription is created.
        subscription.CreateSyncAgentByDefault = true;

        // Create the pull subscription at the Subscriber.
        subscription.Create();

        Boolean registered = false;

        // Verify that the subscription is not already registered.
        foreach (MergeSubscription existing
            in publication.EnumSubscriptions())
        {
            if (existing.SubscriberName == subscriberName
                && existing.SubscriptionDBName == subscriptionDbName
                && existing.SubscriptionType == SubscriptionOption.Pull)
            {
                registered = true;
            }
        }
        if (!registered)
        {
            // Register the local subscription with the Publisher.
            publication.MakePullSubscriptionWellKnown(
                subscriberName, subscriptionDbName,
                SubscriptionSyncType.Automatic,
                MergeSubscriberType.Local, 0);
        }
    }
    else
    {
        // Do something here if the publication does not exist.
        throw new ApplicationException(String.Format(
            "The publication '{0}' does not exist on {1}.",
            publicationName, publisherName));
    }
}
catch (Exception ex)
{
    // Implement the appropriate error handling here.
    throw new ApplicationException(String.Format(
        "The subscription to {0} could not be created.", publicationName), ex);
}
finally
{
    subscriberConn.Disconnect();
    publisherConn.Disconnect();
}

Any public static (Shared in Microsoft Visual Basic) members of this type are thread safe. Any instance members are not guaranteed to be thread safe.

Development Platforms

For a list of the supported platforms, see Hardware and Software Requirements for Installing SQL Server 2005.

Target Platforms

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