This stored procedure is used to update identity range assignments. It ensures that automatic identity range management functions properly after a Publisher has been restored from a backup. This stored procedure is executed at the Publisher on the publication database.
sp_restoremergeidentityrange [ [ @publication = ] 'publication' ] [ , [ @article = ] 'article' ]
[ **@publication** = ] 'publication'
Is the name of the publication. publication is sysname, with default value of all. When specified, only identity ranges for that publication are restored.
[ **@article** = ] 'article'
Is the name of the article. article is sysname, with a default value of all. When specified, only identity ranges for that article are restored.
Return Code Values
0 (success) or 1 (failure)
sp_restoremergeidentityrange is used with merge replication.
sp_restoremergeidentityrange gets maximum identity range allocation information from the Distributor and updates values in the max_used column of MSmerge_identity_range_allocations (Transact-SQL) for the articles which use automatic identity range management.
Only members of the sysadmin fixed server role or db_owner fixed database role can execute sp_restoremergeidentityrange.