Scripting Replication

Earlier, it was strongly suggested that you generate SQL scripts for all that you do because going through wizards every time you have to configure replication is a difficult way to run a production environment. In the example in the preceding section, you always chose to generate these scripts as you built up the replication configuration. This was only half the scripts needed, however. You must also generate the breakdown scripts (that is, those that drop and remove replication components) to remove each component of the replication topology in case you need to start from scratch or, as an example, rebuild a subscriber that is completely nonfunctional. As you can see in Figure 43.58, SQL Server Management Studio has a ...

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