The procedure 'sp_replicationdboption' cannot be executed within a transaction RRS feed

  • Question

  • Hi

    I trying to do a merge replication of my DB.

    When I execute this command:

    use [xxx]
    exec sp_replicationdboption @dbname = N'xxx', @optname = N'merge publish', @value = N'true'

    I'v got this messages:

    Msg 15002, Level 16, State 1, Procedure sp_replicationdboption, Line 94
    The procedure 'sp_replicationdboption' cannot be executed within a transaction.

    What is a solution? I looking in this forum and google and still haven't the answer. Can anybody help me?

    Monday, November 19, 2018 3:49 PM

All replies

  • Hello,

    Execute the below and try again,

    sp_removedbreplication 'DatabaseName'

    Vivek Janakiraman

    Tuesday, November 20, 2018 12:44 AM
  • Hi Kupiecu,


    The error message indicated that there is an active transaction in this session. Could you please check the open transaction in this session via the command: DBCC OPENTRAN.


    Then, please commit these active transactions via the following command:


    declare @TRANCOUNT int
    while @TRANCOUNT>0
    commit tran 
    print 'committing tran'


    After committing these active transactions, please do the operation in your post again.


    Best Regards,


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    Tuesday, November 20, 2018 6:09 AM