SqlCeReplication.Synchronize Method

Invokes merge replication between the SQL Server Compact 3.5 SP1 subscription and the SQL Server Publisher.

Namespace: System.Data.SqlServerCe
Assembly: System.Data.SqlServerCe (in system.data.sqlserverce.dll)

Syntax

'Declaration
Public Sub Synchronize
public void Synchronize ()
public:
void Synchronize ()
public void Synchronize ()
public function Synchronize ()

Remarks

All other connections to the database must be closed prior to calling this method.

Example

Dim repl As SqlCeReplication = Nothing

Try
    ' Instantiate and configure SqlCeReplication object
    '
    'NOTE: when possible, prompt users to enter security 
    'credentials at runtime. If you store credentials in a file, 
    'you must secure the file to prevent unauthorized access.
    '
    repl = New SqlCeReplication()
    repl.InternetUrl = "http://www.adventure-works.com/sqlce/sqlcesa35.dll"
    repl.InternetLogin = "MyInternetLogin"
    repl.InternetPassword = "<enterStrongPassword>"
    repl.Publisher = "MyPublisher"
    repl.PublisherDatabase = "MyPublisherDatabase"
    repl.PublisherLogin = "MyPublisherLogin"
    repl.PublisherPassword = "<enterStrongPassword>"
    repl.Publication = "MyPublication"
    repl.Subscriber = "MySubscriber"
    repl.SubscriberConnectionString = "Data Source=MyDatabase.sdf"

    ' Create the local SQL Mobile Database subscription
    '
    repl.AddSubscription(AddOption.CreateDatabase)

    ' Synchronize to the SQL Server to populate the Subscription 
    '
    repl.Synchronize()
Catch
    ' Handle errors here
    '
Finally
    ' Dispose the repl object
    '
    repl.Dispose()
End Try
SqlCeReplication repl = null;

try
{
    // Instantiate and configure SqlCeReplication object
    //
    //NOTE: when possible, prompt users to enter security 
    //credentials at runtime. If you store credentials in a file, 
    //you must secure the file to prevent unauthorized access.
    //
    repl = new SqlCeReplication();
    repl.InternetUrl = "http://www.adventure-works.com/sqlce/sqlcesa35.dll";
    repl.InternetLogin = "MyInternetLogin";
    repl.InternetPassword = "<enterStrongPassword>";
    repl.Publisher = "MyPublisher";
    repl.PublisherDatabase = "MyPublisherDatabase";
    repl.PublisherLogin = "MyPublisherLogin";
    repl.PublisherPassword = "<enterStrongPassword>";
    repl.Publication = "MyPublication";
    repl.Subscriber = "MySubscriber";
    repl.SubscriberConnectionString = "Data Source=MyDatabase.sdf";

    // Create a local SQL Mobile Database subscription
    //
    repl.AddSubscription(AddOption.CreateDatabase);

    // Synchronize to the SQL Server database
    //
    repl.Synchronize();
}
catch (SqlCeException)
{
    // Handle errors here
    //
}
finally
{
    // Dispose the repl object
    //
    repl.Dispose();
}

Thread Safety

Any public static (Shared in Microsoft Visual Basic) members of this type are thread safe. Any instance members are not guaranteed to be thread safe.

Platforms

Development Platforms

Windows Vista, Windows Mobile 5.0, Windows XP Professional with Service Pack 2 (SP2), Windows Server 2003, Windows Mobile 2003 for Pocket PC, Windows CE 5.0
Version Information
.NET Framework and NET Compact Framework
Supported in 3.5
.NET Framework
Supported in 3.0
.NET Compact Framework and .Net Framework
Supported in 2.0

See Also

Reference

SqlCeReplication Class
SqlCeReplication Members
System.Data.SqlServerCe Namespace