- The Distributor
- The Publisher
- The Subscriber
- The Web server
After you apply the hotfix, you may have to follow additional steps to completely resolve the problem for which you apply the hotfix. The Microsoft Knowledge Base article that describes the hotfix describes these additional steps.
In a replication topology, you can apply any hotfix for SQL Server to the Distributor or to the Publisher. However, if you have more than one version of SQL Server installed, you must also meet the following requirements:
- After you apply the hotfix, the version of SQL Server on the Distributor must be later than or the same as the version of SQL Server on the Publisher.
Note Typically, the Distributor is the same server as the Publisher.
- After you apply the hotfix, the version of SQL Server on the Publisher must be earlier than or the same as the version of SQL Server on the Distributor.
When you use Web synchronization to replicate to one of the following destinations, you must apply a hotfix on a Web server that hosts the replication components:
- A SQL Server Subscriber
- A SQL Server CE database
- A SQL Server Mobile Edition database
- A SQL Server Compact Edition database
Article ID: 941232 - Last Review: Feb 28, 2014 - Revision: 1