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Message Details

Product Name SQL Server
Event ID -2147199390
Event Source MSSQLServer
Symbolic Name
Message Text The Merge Agent failed to retrieve the snapshot schema script file '%1'. Run the Snapshot Agent to regenerate the snapshot files for this publication. If delivering the snapshot using FTP, ensure that the account under which the agent runs has access to the FTP directory.


There is no file associated with the schema change that has to be applied. A failure might have occurred while generating the snapshot or obtaining the snapshot files through FTP.

User Action

Try to rerun Snapshot Agent.