FIX: "The process could not initialize '<Resolver Name>'" error occurs when you use merge publication in SQL Server 2014


Consider the following scenario:
  • You create a publication of the type Merge Replication (Web Synchronization).
  • You configure this publication to use a Microsoft COM-based resolver for resolving conflicts.
  • You create a subscription for the publication.
In this scenario, the sychronization fails, and you receive the following error message:
Source: Merge Process(Web Sync Client)
Number: -2147198716
Message: The process could not initialize '<Resolver Name>'. Verify that the component is registered correctly.


The issue was first fixed in the following cumulative updates of SQL Server:
Recommendation: Install the latest cumulative update for SQL Server


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


ID článku: 3094865 – Posledná kontrola: 22. 12. 2015 – Revízia: 1