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" Re provision SCOPE in SYNC frameweok" - any built in support? RRS feed

  • Question

  • I have 1 Hub and 2 Members in the synchronization environment.

    The challenge is to effectively handle schema changes.

    Is there any built in support?

    If no, can someone point me to a resource that could help.

    If there is no built in support - i envision that i have to 1) drop all 'sync fx meta data' objects 2) change scope name 3) recreate the 'sync fx metadata'

    so in a nutshell it is De-provisioning scope and then provisioning it again (with different name?) . Am i right?


    - Paras Doshi
    • Edited by Paras Doshi Thursday, June 28, 2012 9:09 PM Edited Signature
    Tuesday, March 15, 2011 9:49 AM

Answers

  • Sync Fx out-of-the-box doesnt support schema changes or addition/removal of tables in scopes.

    You will have to deprovision and reprovision the scope. it doesnt have to be a different name, you can reuse a scope name once it has been deprovisioned.

    others have success modifying the Sync Fx directly (selectchanges SP, insert/update/delete SPs, etc..) to accomodate schema changes without losing the sync knowledge and rebuilding again.

    check out this thread if you can get him to share his solution: http://social.microsoft.com/Forums/en-US/syncdevdiscussions/thread/5574849a-b213-4cf5-a349-8a02bd376d29

    • Marked as answer by Paras Doshi Friday, March 18, 2011 4:45 PM
    Tuesday, March 15, 2011 10:21 AM

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