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Symptoms

When you enable change data capture (CDC) and transactional replication for some columns of a table in Microsoft SQL Server 2008 R2, SQL Server 2012, or SQL Server 2014, the Log Reader Agent may fail occasionally, and you receive the following error messages:
The process could not execute 'sp_replcmds' on 'SERVERNAME'. (Source: MSSQL_REPL, Error number: MSSQL_REPL20011)
Get help: http://help/MSSQL_REPL20011
Could not locate text information records for the column "ColumnName", ID 18 during command construction. (Source: MSSQLServer, Error number: 18773)
Get help: http://help/18773

Resolution

The issue was first fixed in the following cumulative update of SQL Server.

Cumulative Update 1 for SQL Server 2014

Cumulative Update 8 for SQL Server 2012 SP1

Cumulative Update 10 for SQL Server 2008 R2 SP2

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Status

Microsoft has confirmed that this is a problem in the Microsoft products that are listed in the "Applies to" section.

Properties

Article ID: 2891489 - Last Review: April 21, 2014 - Revision: 3.0
Applies to
  • Microsoft SQL Server 2008 R2 Service Pack 2, when used with:
    • Microsoft SQL Server 2008 R2 Datacenter
    • Microsoft SQL Server 2008 R2 Developer
    • Microsoft SQL Server 2008 R2 Enterprise
  • Microsoft SQL Server 2012 Service Pack 1, when used with:
    • Microsoft SQL Server 2012 Developer
    • Microsoft SQL Server 2012 Standard
    • Microsoft SQL Server 2012 Enterprise
  • Microsoft SQL Server 2014 Developer
  • Microsoft SQL Server 2014 Enterprise
  • Microsoft SQL Server 2014 Standard
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