Breaking Changes in SQL Server Replication
This topic describes breaking changes in SQL Server Replication. These changes might break applications, scripts, or functionalities that are based on earlier versions of SQL Server. You might encounter these issues when you upgrade.
Breaking Changes Made in SQL Server 2016 (13.x)
SQL Server 2016 (13.x) does not support replication to or from SQL Server 2005 (9.x) or SQL Server Compact.