Distributor Password

THIS TOPIC APPLIES TO: yesSQL ServernoAzure SQL DatabasenoAzure SQL Data Warehouse noParallel Data Warehouse

If, on the Publishers page of this wizard, you enabled one or more Publishers to use this server as a remote Distributor, you must specify a password for the connection replication makes between the Publisher and the remote Distributor using the distributor_admin login. The same password must be entered for each Publisher that uses this remote Distributor on the Administrative Password page of the New Publication Wizard or the Configure Distribution Wizard. For more information on security for Distributors, see Secure the Distributor.


Enter a strong password for the connection between the Publisher and the remote Distributor.

Confirm Password
Re-enter the password to confirm it was entered correctly.

See Also

Configure Distribution
Configure Publishing and Distribution