SQL Server Troubleshooting
Merge Agent: Only members of the sysadmin or db_owner roles can perform this operation.
A merge agent has failed, the full error message text being:
Only members of the sysadmin or db_owner roles can perform this operation.
the last command may be recorded as:
Cause and Remedy:
This error is identical in cause and remedy to the same error produced by the Distribution Agent: 'Only members of the sysadmin or db_owner roles can perform this operation'. For the cause and remedy please refer to the notes relating to that problem.
These notes are believed to be correct for SQL Server 7 and may apply to other versions as well.
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