Tuesday, February 07, 2012 9:52 AM
I have a SQL Server 2005 SP3 instance which will start snapshot replication daily. It's snapshot file size is usually 1 GB but occasionally, the snapshot file size will shrink to 200MB. I had checked the MSsnapshot_history table in the distribution database and the progress somehow jumped from [42%] to [100%] A snapshot for 145 article(s) was generated. In fact I should have 312 articles.
There's no error messages. The runstatus went from In-progress to Success.
Any idea what went wrong ? Please advise.
Tuesday, February 07, 2012 1:41 PMModeratorThis sounds like a bug. Are there any minidumps in the log directory at the same time as the snapshot agent was running?
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Thursday, February 09, 2012 9:17 AMModerator
Any progress? You could try to use replication monitor to troubleshoot.
Replication Monitor (Troubleshoot): http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/ms151746.aspx.
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Tuesday, February 14, 2012 1:17 AM
I'd checked the log directory and there's no mini dumps.
Tuesday, February 14, 2012 1:18 AM
Snapshot monitor is actually reading from the MSsnapshot_history table.