MergePublication.AddMergePartition(MergePartition) MergePublication.AddMergePartition(MergePartition) MergePublication.AddMergePartition(MergePartition) Method

Definition

Defines a Subscriber partition for a merge publication with a parameterized row filter.

public:
 void AddMergePartition(Microsoft::SqlServer::Replication::MergePartition ^ mergePartition);
public void AddMergePartition (Microsoft.SqlServer.Replication.MergePartition mergePartition);
member this.AddMergePartition : Microsoft.SqlServer.Replication.MergePartition -> unit

Parameters

mergePartition
MergePartition MergePartition MergePartition

The Subscriber partition being defined.

Examples

// Define the server, database, and publication names
string publisherName = publisherInstance;
string publicationName = "AdvWorksSalesOrdersMerge";
string publicationDbName = "AdventureWorks2012";
string distributorName = publisherInstance;

MergePublication publication;
MergePartition partition;
MergeDynamicSnapshotJob snapshotAgentJob;
ReplicationAgentSchedule schedule;

// Create a connection to the Publisher.
ServerConnection publisherConn = new ServerConnection(publisherName);

// Create a connection to the Distributor to start the Snapshot Agent.
ServerConnection distributorConn = new ServerConnection(distributorName);

try
{
    // Connect to the Publisher.
    publisherConn.Connect();

    // Set the required properties for the publication.
    publication = new MergePublication();
    publication.ConnectionContext = publisherConn;
    publication.Name = publicationName;
    publication.DatabaseName = publicationDbName;


    // If we can't get the properties for this merge publication, 
    // then throw an application exception.
    if (publication.LoadProperties() || publication.SnapshotAvailable)
    {
        // Set a weekly schedule for the filtered data snapshot.
        schedule = new ReplicationAgentSchedule();
        schedule.FrequencyType = ScheduleFrequencyType.Weekly;
        schedule.FrequencyRecurrenceFactor = 1;
        schedule.FrequencyInterval = Convert.ToInt32(0x001);

        // Set the value of Hostname that defines the data partition. 
        partition = new MergePartition();
        partition.DynamicFilterHostName = hostname;
        snapshotAgentJob = new MergeDynamicSnapshotJob();
        snapshotAgentJob.DynamicFilterHostName = hostname;

        // Create the partition for the publication with the defined schedule.
        publication.AddMergePartition(partition);
        publication.AddMergeDynamicSnapshotJob(snapshotAgentJob, schedule);
    }
    else
    {
        throw new ApplicationException(String.Format(
            "Settings could not be retrieved for the publication, " +
            " or the initial snapshot has not been generated. " +
            "Ensure that the publication {0} exists on {1} and " +
            "that the Snapshot Agent has run successfully.",
            publicationName, publisherName));
    }
}
catch (Exception ex)
{
    // Do error handling here.
    throw new ApplicationException(string.Format(
        "The partition for '{0}' in the {1} publication could not be created.",
        hostname, publicationName), ex);
}
finally
{
    publisherConn.Disconnect();
    if (distributorConn.IsOpen) distributorConn.Disconnect();
}
' Define the server, database, and publication names
Dim publisherName As String = publisherInstance
Dim publicationName As String = "AdvWorksSalesOrdersMerge"
Dim publicationDbName As String = "AdventureWorks2012"
Dim distributorName As String = publisherInstance

Dim publication As MergePublication
Dim partition As MergePartition
Dim snapshotAgentJob As MergeDynamicSnapshotJob
Dim schedule As ReplicationAgentSchedule

' Create a connection to the Publisher.
Dim publisherConn As ServerConnection = New ServerConnection(publisherName)

' Create a connection to the Distributor to start the Snapshot Agent.
Dim distributorConn As ServerConnection = New ServerConnection(distributorName)

Try
    ' Connect to the Publisher.
    publisherConn.Connect()

    ' Set the required properties for the publication.
    publication = New MergePublication()
    publication.ConnectionContext = publisherConn
    publication.Name = publicationName
    publication.DatabaseName = publicationDbName


    ' If we can't get the properties for this merge publication, 
    ' then throw an application exception.
    If (publication.LoadProperties() Or publication.SnapshotAvailable) Then
        ' Set a weekly schedule for the filtered data snapshot.
        schedule = New ReplicationAgentSchedule()
        schedule.FrequencyType = ScheduleFrequencyType.Weekly
        schedule.FrequencyRecurrenceFactor = 1
        schedule.FrequencyInterval = Convert.ToInt32("0x001", 16)

        ' Set the value of Hostname that defines the data partition. 
        partition = New MergePartition()
        partition.DynamicFilterHostName = hostname
        snapshotAgentJob = New MergeDynamicSnapshotJob()
        snapshotAgentJob.DynamicFilterHostName = hostname

        ' Create the partition for the publication with the defined schedule.
        publication.AddMergePartition(partition)
        publication.AddMergeDynamicSnapshotJob(snapshotAgentJob, schedule)
    Else
        Throw New ApplicationException(String.Format( _
         "Settings could not be retrieved for the publication, " + _
         " or the initial snapshot has not been generated. " + _
         "Ensure that the publication {0} exists on {1} and " + _
         "that the Snapshot Agent has run successfully.", _
         publicationName, publisherName))
    End If
Catch ex As Exception
    ' Do error handling here.
    Throw New ApplicationException(String.Format( _
     "The partition for '{0}' in the {1} publication could not be created.", _
     hostname, publicationName), ex)
Finally
    publisherConn.Disconnect()
    If distributorConn.IsOpen Then
        distributorConn.Disconnect()
    End If
End Try

Remarks

Calling AddMergePartition is equivalent to executing sp_addmergepartition.

The AddMergePartition method can only be called by members of the sysadmin fixed server role at the Publisher or by members of the db_owner fixed database role on the publication database.

Applies to

See also