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FIX: Adding Merge Subscription Fails with Error 8115

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BUG #: 54783 (SQLBUG_70)
The following errors might be seen when creating merge subscriptions:
Server: Msg 8115, Level 16, State 2, Line 0
Arithmetic overflow error converting expression to data type nvarchar.

Server: Msg 515, Level 16, State 2, Procedure sp_add_job, Line 102
Cannot insert the value NULL into column 'name', table 'msdb.dbo.sysjobs'; column does not allow nulls. INSERT fails.

Server: Msg 14057, Level 16, State 1, Procedure sp_addmergesubscription, Line 545
The subscription could not be created.
The statement has been terminated.
When the next identity value for MSmerge_agents is greater than 999 sp_addmergesubscription fails.
Microsoft has confirmed this to be a problem in SQL Server 7.0. This problem has been corrected in U.S. Service Pack 1 for Microsoft SQL Server 7.0. For more information, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
232570INF: How to Obtain Service Pack 1 for Microsoft SQL Server 7.0 and Microsoft Data Engine (MSDE) 1.0
For more information, contact your primary support provider.

Article ID: 228473 - Last Review: 01/16/2015 19:34:48 - Revision: 2.1

Microsoft SQL Server 7.0 Standard Edition

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