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Pull to Push subscription

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Rob Mahaney
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OK I know I am dreaming but does anyone know of a way to switch a transactional subscription from Pull to Push without having to regenerate a snapshot? We have a 166 GB database that they want to change subscription type and I don't want to pull an all nighter dropping and adding the subscription.
Hilary Cotter
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stop all activity on the publisher - kick all your users off. Drop the subscriber and then do a no sync push. You won't need to regenerate the snapshot and deploy it.

If you can't kick all your users off use the continue on data consistency errors profile.

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Rob Mahaney
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Thanks I'll try that! Any ideas how long every one needs to be kicked off for a 160 GB database?
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Did this work? I'm looking at attempting the same thing...

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