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Posted Friday, January 3, 2014 10:12 AM
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Could not find this in BOL, so forgive me if it exists there and I missed it, but is it possible to have a database at the subscriber receive replication from a publisher, with a different database name?

Example...Publisher database name: Database1

Subscriber database name: Database2


Will that work?
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Posted Friday, January 3, 2014 2:23 PM
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Yes it will work. The subscription database does not need to be the same name as the publisher.
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Posted Wednesday, January 8, 2014 9:50 AM
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Thank you for getting back to me on this. Additionally - it is nice to see that you can create the database on the Subscriber end on the fly, by a different name, and have it populate that way. I have one other issue that I will post separately regarding the Distributor, but that is another discussion.
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