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TransSubscription.SynchronizeWithJob Method ()


Starts the agent job to synchronize the subscription.

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

public void SynchronizeWithJob()

If the pull subscription is created with a value of false for CreateSyncAgentByDefault, the default, a Distribution Agent job for the subscription is not created. Calling SynchronizeWithJob will cause an exception to occur.

Call the StopSynchronizationJob method to stop the job if it is currently running.

The job is not able to start if the SQL Server Agent Service is not running. Also, if a snapshot is not generated, running the agent job may not synchronize the subscription.

If you have set properties on this instance of TransSubscription, call CommitPropertyChanges before calling SynchronizeWithJob.

The SynchronizeWithJob method can only be called by members of the sysadmin fixed server role at the Subscriber or by members of the db_owner fixed database role on the subscription database.

// Define the server, publication, and database names.
string subscriberName = subscriberInstance;
string publisherName = publisherInstance;
string publicationName = "AdvWorksProductTran";
string subscriptionDbName = "AdventureWorks2012Replica";
string publicationDbName = "AdventureWorks2012";

/// Create a connection to the Publisher.
ServerConnection conn = new ServerConnection(publisherName);

TransSubscription subscription;

	// Connect to the Publisher.

	// Instantiate the push subscription.
	subscription = new TransSubscription();
	subscription.ConnectionContext = conn;
	subscription.DatabaseName = publicationDbName;
	subscription.PublicationName = publicationName;
	subscription.SubscriptionDBName = subscriptionDbName;
	subscription.SubscriberName = subscriberName;

	// If the push subscription and the job exists, start the agent job.
	if (subscription.LoadProperties() && subscription.AgentJobId != null)
		// Start the Distribution Agent asynchronously.
		// Do something here if the subscription does not exist.
		throw new ApplicationException(String.Format(
			"A subscription to '{0}' does not exists on {1}",
			publicationName, subscriberName));
catch (Exception ex)
	// Implement appropriate error handling here.
	throw new ApplicationException("The subscription could not be synchronized.", ex);
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