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BUG #: 58156 (SQLBUG_70)
When using pull merge replication, the initial snapshot may fail to be applied to the subscriber due to the following errors:
The process could not bulk copy into table '"dbo"."MSmerge_genhistory'.
Cannot insert duplicate key row in object 'MSmerge_genhistory' with unique index 'nc3MSmerge_genhistory'."
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
This problem occurs under the following conditions:
ServerA <--------- ServerB <---------- ServerC (publisher <========= (subscriber <====X===== (subscriber) distributor) republisher distributor) <--: Pull merge replication to publication P1. <==: Pull merge replication to publication P2. X : The initialization step that fails with the errors above.
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