Publication.SnapshotMethod Property

Definition

Gets or sets the data file format of the initial snapshot.

public:
 property Microsoft::SqlServer::Replication::InitialSyncType SnapshotMethod { Microsoft::SqlServer::Replication::InitialSyncType get(); void set(Microsoft::SqlServer::Replication::InitialSyncType value); };
public Microsoft.SqlServer.Replication.InitialSyncType SnapshotMethod { get; set; }
member this.SnapshotMethod : Microsoft.SqlServer.Replication.InitialSyncType with get, set
Public Property SnapshotMethod As InitialSyncType

Property Value

InitialSyncType

An InitialSyncType value.

Remarks

The SnapshotMethod property can only be retrieved by members of the sysadmin fixed server role at the Publisher, by members of the db_owner fixed database role on the publication database, or by users in the publication access list (PAL).

The SnapshotMethod property can only be set 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. Users in the PAL can set the SnapshotMethod property of an existing publication.

Retrieving the SnapshotMethod property is equivalent to executing sp_helppublication (Transact-SQL) or sp_helpmergepublication (Transact-SQL).

Setting the SnapshotMethod property is equivalent to executing sp_addpublication (Transact-SQL) and sp_changepublication (Transact-SQL) or sp_addmergepublication (Transact-SQL) and sp_changemergepublication (Transact-SQL).

Applies to