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sp_replicationdboption hangs

Posted By:      Posted Date: October 02, 2010    Points: 0   Category :Sql Server

I am having a problem stopping replication on SQLServer 2008 R2. When I select "Disable Publishing and Distribution" from the Replication context menu of SQL Server Management Studio, my system appears to hang. After shutting down SSMS and restarting it, "Disable Publishing and Distribution" works correctly. I have tracked this down to the call:

exec sp_replicationdboption @dbname = N'active_test', @optname = N'publish', @value = N'false'


My test setup:

Windows Server 2008 vm hosted by VMWare

SQL Server 2008 R2

Transactional replication with the publisher, distributor and subscriber all on the same database server.


Any suggestions?











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Central Administration -> Application Management -> Create site collections

I created a new path and entered all the required details.

When I say OK at the end, it takes me to the processing screen and that's it from there it hangs without giving me any error.

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