FIX: The SEEDING_MODE setting is ignored when you add an AlwaysOn AG replica to an existing AG in SQL Server 2016
When you add an AlwaysOn availability replica to an existing availability group, the setting that you specified for the SEEDING_MODE option is not respected. For example, you set SEEDING_MODE = AUTOMATIC. However, SEEDING_MODE = MANUAL is used instead.
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Article ID: 3168571 - Last Review: 07/26/2016 00:02:00 - Revision: 1.0
Microsoft SQL Server 2016 Developer, Microsoft SQL Server 2016 Enterprise, Microsoft SQL Server 2016 Enterprise Core
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