FIX: Merge Agent fails or you experience non-convergence when you use a custom stored procedure conflict resolver in SQL Server

Symptoms

Assume that you have a merge replication environment together with a custom stored procedure conflict resolver in Microsoft SQL Server 2008, SQL Server 2008 R2, SQL Server 2012, or SQL Server 2014. In this situation, you may experience Merge Agent failure or incorrect results such as additional characters in character type columns or additional numbers in numeric type columns.

Resolution

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

Cumulative Update 1 for SQL Server 2014

Cumulative Update 9 for SQL Server 2012 SP1

Cumulative Update 11 for SQL Server 2008 R2 SP2

Cumulative Update 15 for SQL Server 2008 SP3

About cumulative updates for SQL Server

Status

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

Article ID: 2923837 - Last Review: Apr 21, 2014 - Revision: 1

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