Enable Initialization with a Backup for Transactional Publications (SQL Server Management Studio)


Applies To: SQL Server 2016

To initialize a subscription to a transactional publication from a backup, enable the publication to allow initialization from a backup, and then specify backup information when creating the subscription:

To enable initialization with a backup

  1. On the Subscription Options page of the Publication Properties - <Publication> dialog box, select a value of True for the Allow initialization from backup files option.

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