Gets or sets the database object that provides the initial data snapshot for the article.
Assembly: Microsoft.SqlServer.Rmo (in Microsoft.SqlServer.Rmo.dll)
Setting this property overrides the default article partitioning.
The property is ignored unless the value of Type is one of the following:
Changing the property of an existing article requires that subscriptions be reinitialized and that a new snapshot be generated. This property cannot be changed for publications in peer-to-peer replication.
The property can only be retrieved by members of the sysadmin fixed server role at the Publisher, by members of the db_owner fixed database role on the publication database, and by users who are members of the publication access list (PAL).
The property can only be set by members of the sysadmin fixed server role at the Publisher. It can also be set by members of the db_owner fixed database role on the publication database.
Retrieving is equivalent to executing sp_helparticle.