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BUG #: 57981 (SQLBUG_70)
BUG #: 57812 (SQLBUG_70)
When an Immediate-updating Subscriber is connected to a subscribing database with a non-system administrator (SA) login, data modification transactions may fail and the following error message occurs:
The error message occurs even if the Subscriber user has sufficient permissions in the Subscribing database, such as:
Server: Msg 7415, Level 16, State 1, Line 3
Ad hoc access to OLE DB provider 'SQLOLEDB' has been denied. You must
access this provider through a linked server.
This behavior occurs when the Immediate Subscriber is configured to use the dynamic RPC security mode to connect to the Publisher.
You can check what security mode a subscriber is configured with by running the sp_helpsubscription_properties stored procedure in the subscribing database, and then check the publisher_security_mode column value.
A 0 value indicates you are using a dynamic RPC connection method to connect to the Publisher. A value of 2 indicates that you are using a static RPC connection method to the Publisher.
By choosing the static RPC publisher connection method (publisher_security_mode = 2) for the Immediate Subscriber, you can avoid the error message.
Change the publisher connection method for the Subscriber by running the sp_link_publication stored procedure in the Subscribing database.
Before you can change the connection method to static RPC, you must make sure that the Publisher is defined as a linked server on the Subscriber server. You can then use the sp_addlinkedserver stored procedure to add the Publisher as a linked server.
Following is an example that sets a static RPC connection method for an Immediate-updating Subscriber:
Microsoft has confirmed this to be a problem in SQL Server 7.0. This problem has been corrected in U.S. Service Pack 3 for Microsoft SQL Server 7.0. For more information, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
274799For more information, contact your primary support provider.
(http://support.microsoft.com/kb/274799/ )INF: How to Obtain Service Pack 3 for Microsoft SQL Server 7.0 and Microsoft Data Engine (MSDE) 1.0