SQL Server Troubleshooting
Merge Agent: The process could not connect to Subscriber 'XXXX'
A merge agent has failed, the full error message text being:
The process could not connect to Subscriber 'XXXX'
XXXX' is the name of the subscriber it was trying
to connect with.
Possible Causes and Remedies:
- The link to the subscriber or the subscriber-server is down. Try pinging the subscriber. If pinging is unsuccessful then resolve the network connectivity problem first.
- This problem will also occur if SQL Server Agent is set-up to use
the System account instead of a domain account (that is recognised at
Tip contributed by Tanweer Hussain.
These notes are believed to be correct for SQL Server 7 and may apply to other versions as well.
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