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SQL Server

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The merge process was unable to perform data validation on article '%1'. Check for SQL Server errors in the Windows application event log or retry at a later time.


A stored procedure call to validate the specified article failed. This could have been caused by one or more errors from the Database Engine.

User Action

Retry the merge operation when SQL Server is less busy. Also, look for any server errors that are raised.