Performs a publication-wide validation for which all subscriptions (push, pull, and anonymous) will be validated once. This stored procedure is executed at the Publisher on the publication database.
sp_validatemergepublication [@publication=] 'publication' , [ @level = ] level
Is the name of the publication. publication is sysname, with no default.
[ @level= ] level
Is the type of validation to perform. level is tinyint, with no default. Level can be one of these values.
|2||Rowcount and checksum validation. For Microsoft SQL Server 2005Subscribers, this is automatically set to 3.|
|3||This is the recommended value.|
Return Code Values
0 (success) or 1 (failure)
sp_validatemergepublication is used in merge replication.
Only members of the sysadmin fixed server role can execute sp_validatemergepublication.