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Transactional Replication: Agent Profiles

Posted By:      Posted Date: September 16, 2010    Points: 0   Category :Sql Server
Can someone explain the different Agent profiles and when is it appropriate to use one over the other?  Agent profile, continue on data consistency error...when can this be used?

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