FIX: The Subscriber may not be able to upload changes to the Publisher when you incrementally add an article to a publication in SQL Server 2000 SP3

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Article ID: 896985 - View products that this article applies to.
BUG #: 20000135 (SQL Server 8.0)
Microsoft distributes Microsoft SQL Server 2000 fixes as one downloadable file. Because the fixes are cumulative, each new release contains all the hotfixes and all the security fixes that were included with the previous SQL Server 2000 fix release.
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SUMMARY

This article describes the following about this hotfix release:
  • The issues that are fixed by this hotfix package
  • The prerequisites for installing the hotfix package
  • Whether you must restart the computer after you install the hotfix package
  • Whether the hotfix package is replaced by any other hotfix package
  • Whether you must make any registry changes
  • The files that are contained in the hotfix package

SYMPTOMS

When you incrementally add an article to a publication in Microsoft SQL Server 2000 with Service Pack 3 (SP3), the Publisher can download changes to the Subscriber. However, the Subscriber may not be able to upload changes to the Publisher. You experience this problem when the following conditions are true:
  • You add an article to a subscription after you have replication set up and running.
  • The article is mapped to the generation that is set by the sp_MSsetlastsentgen system procedure in the schema change processing phase. The SchemaType enumeration is 6.
For a list of all publicly released SQL Server 2000 Post-Service Pack 3a hotfixes, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
810185 SQL Server 2000 hotfix update for SQL Server 2000 Service Pack 3 and 3a

CAUSE

This problem occurs because the sp_MSsetlastsentgen system procedure sets the sentgen value of the Publisher too high. Therefore, when the Subscriber tries to upload changes to the Publisher, merge replication nonconvergence occurs.

RESOLUTION

Hotfix information

A supported hotfix is available from Microsoft. However, this hotfix is intended to correct only the problem that is described in this article. Apply this hotfix only to systems that are experiencing this specific problem.

If the hotfix is available for download, there is a "Hotfix download available" section at the top of this Knowledge Base article. If this section does not appear, submit a request to Microsoft Customer Service and Support to obtain the hotfix.

Note If additional issues occur or if any troubleshooting is required, you might have to create a separate service request. The usual support costs will apply to additional support questions and issues that do not qualify for this specific hotfix. For a complete list of Microsoft Customer Service and Support telephone numbers or to create a separate service request, visit the following Microsoft Web site:
http://support.microsoft.com/contactus/?ws=support
Note The "Hotfix download available" form displays the languages for which the hotfix is available. If you do not see your language, it is because a hotfix is not available for that language.

Prerequisites

  • Microsoft SQL Server 2000 Service Pack 3 (SP3)

    For more information about how to obtain SQL Server 2000 SP3, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
    290211 How to obtain the latest SQL Server 2000 service pack

Restart information

You do not have to restart the computer after you apply this hotfix.

Registry information

You do not have to change the registry.

Hotfix file information

This hotfix contains only those files that are required to correct the issues that this article lists. This hotfix may not contain all the files that you must have to fully update a product to the latest build.

The English version of this hotfix has the file attributes (or later file attributes) that are listed in the following table. The dates and times for these files are listed in Coordinated Universal Time (UTC). When you view the file information, it is converted to local time. To find the difference between UTC and local time, use the Time Zone tab in the Date and Time tool in Control Panel.
SQL Server 2000 32-bit versions
   Date         Time   Version         Size       File name
   --------------------------------------------------------------
   14-Apr-2005  23:32  2000.80.1020.0    664,128  Autoplt.dll      
   14-Apr-2005  23:32  2000.80.1020.0     78,400  Console.exe      
   14-Apr-2005  23:32  2000.80.1020.0    332,352  Ctasksui.dll     
   14-Apr-2005  23:32  2000.80.1020.0    315,968  Custtask.dll     
   14-Apr-2005  23:32  2000.80.1020.0     33,340  Dbmslpcn.dll     
   31-Dec-2004  19:31                    786,432  Distmdl.ldf
   31-Dec-2004  19:31                  2,359,296  Distmdl.mdf
   31-Dec-2004  19:31                        180  Drop_repl_hotfix.sql
   14-Apr-2005  23:32  2000.80.1020.0  1,905,216  Dtspkg.dll       
   14-Apr-2005  23:32  2000.80.1020.0    528,960  Dtspump.dll      
   14-Apr-2005  23:32  2000.80.1020.0  1,557,052  Dtsui.dll        
   14-Apr-2005  23:32  2000.80.1020.0    639,552  Dtswiz.dll       
   14-Apr-2005  23:32  2000.80.1020.0    102,992  Impprov.dll      
   31-Dec-2004  19:31                    747,927  Instdist.sql
   31-Dec-2004  19:31                      1,581  Inst_repl_hotfix.sql
   14-Apr-2005  23:32  2000.80.1020.0    352,828  Isqlw.exe        
   14-Apr-2005  23:32  2000.80.1020.0     82,492  Itwiz.exe        
   14-Apr-2005  23:32  2000.80.1020.0     90,692  Msgprox.dll      
   31-Dec-2004  19:16  8.11.41022.0      226,304  Mssdi98.dll      
   14-Apr-2005  23:32  2000.80.1020.0     62,024  Odsole70.dll     
   14-Apr-2005  23:33  2000.80.1020.0     25,144  Opends60.dll     
   14-Apr-2005  23:32  2000.80.1020.0     57,904  Osql.exe         
   14-Apr-2005  23:32  2000.80.1020.0    279,104  Pfutil80.dll     
   01-Feb-2005  01:46                    551,012  Procsyst.sql
   31-Dec-2004  19:31                     12,305  Qfe469315.sql
   31-Dec-2004  19:31                     19,195  Qfe469571.sql
   31-Dec-2004  19:31                      5,157  Qfe472197.sql
   14-Apr-2005  23:32  2000.80.1020.0    143,940  Qrdrsvc.exe      
   14-Apr-2005  17:33                  1,136,160  Replmerg.sql
   14-Apr-2005  23:32  2000.80.1020.0    221,768  Replprov.dll     
   14-Apr-2005  23:32  2000.80.1020.0    307,784  Replrec.dll      
   14-Apr-2005  17:33  2000.80.1020.0    159,813  Replres.rll
   31-Dec-2004  19:31                  1,088,240  Replsys.sql
   14-Jan-2005  01:05                    986,746  Repltran.sql
   31-Dec-2004  18:49                         55  Repl_uninstall.sql
   14-Apr-2005  23:32  2000.80.1020.0    287,304  Rinitcom.dll     
   14-Apr-2005  23:32  2000.80.1020.0     78,416  Sdiclnt.dll      
   14-Apr-2005  23:32  2000.80.1020.0     66,112  Semmap.dll       
   14-Apr-2005  23:32  2000.80.1020.0     57,916  Semnt.dll        
   14-Apr-2005  23:32  2000.80.1020.0    492,096  Semobj.dll       
   14-Apr-2005  17:59  2000.80.1020.0    172,032  Semobj.rll
   14-Apr-2005  23:32  2000.80.1020.0     53,832  Snapshot.exe     
   01-Feb-2005  01:46                    125,540  Sp3_serv_uni.sql
   14-Apr-2005  23:31  2000.80.1020.0     28,672  Sqlagent.dll     
   14-Apr-2005  23:32  2000.80.1020.0    311,872  Sqlagent.exe     
   14-Apr-2005  23:31  2000.80.1020.0    168,001  Sqlakw32.dll     
   14-Apr-2005  23:32  2000.80.1020.0     33,344  Sqlctr80.dll     
   14-Apr-2005  23:33  2000.80.1020.0  4,215,360  Sqldmo.dll       
   14-Apr-2005  23:32                     25,172  Sqldumper.exe    
   14-Apr-2005  17:33  2000.80.1020.0     28,672  Sqlevn70.rll
   14-Apr-2005  23:32  2000.80.1020.0    156,224  Sqlmaint.exe     
   14-Apr-2005  23:33  2000.80.1020.0    180,792  Sqlmap70.dll     
   14-Apr-2005  23:33  2000.80.1020.0    188,992  Sqlmmc.dll       
   14-Apr-2005  17:50  2000.80.1020.0    479,232  Sqlmmc.rll
   14-Apr-2005  23:33  2000.80.1020.0    401,984  Sqlqry.dll       
   14-Apr-2005  23:33  2000.80.1020.0     57,920  Sqlrepss.dll     
   14-Apr-2005  23:33  2000.80.1020.0  7,721,041  Sqlservr.exe     
   14-Apr-2005  23:33  2000.80.1020.0    590,396  Sqlsort.dll      
   14-Apr-2005  23:33  2000.80.1020.0     45,644  Sqlvdi.dll       
   14-Apr-2005  23:33  2000.80.1020.0    106,588  Sqsrvres.dll     
   14-Apr-2005  23:33  2000.80.1020.0     33,340  Ssmsgnet.dll     
   14-Apr-2005  23:33  2000.80.1020.0     33,340  Ssmslpcn.dll     
   14-Apr-2005  23:33  2000.80.1020.0     33,340  Ssmsqlgc.dll     
   14-Apr-2005  23:33  2000.80.1020.0     82,492  Ssnetlib.dll     
   14-Apr-2005  23:33  2000.80.1020.0     25,148  Ssnmpn70.dll     
   14-Apr-2005  23:33  2000.80.1020.0    123,456  Stardds.dll      
   14-Apr-2005  23:33  2000.80.1020.0    158,240  Svrnetcn.dll     
   14-Apr-2005  23:32  2000.80.1020.0     76,416  Svrnetcn.exe     
   14-Apr-2005  23:33  2000.80.1020.0     49,228  Ums.dll          
   14-Apr-2005  23:33  2000.80.1020.0     74,304  Xplog70.dll      
   14-Apr-2005  23:33  2000.80.1020.0     98,872  Xpweb70.dll

Note Because of file dependencies, the most recent hotfix or feature that contains these files may also contain additional files.

WORKAROUND

To work around this problem, drop and re-create the publication. Include the new incrementally added article in the new publication definition.

STATUS

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

MORE INFORMATION

For more information about the naming schema for SQL Server updates, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
822499 New naming schema for Microsoft SQL Server software update packages
For more information about the terminology that Microsoft uses when Microsoft corrects software after it is released, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
824684 Description of the standard terminology that is used to describe Microsoft software updates

Properties

Article ID: 896985 - Last Review: October 9, 2011 - Revision: 2.0
APPLIES TO
  • Microsoft SQL Server 2000 Personal Edition Service Pack 3
Keywords: 
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