Applies to: SQL Server
This stored procedure is used to update identity range assignments. It ensures that automatic identity range management functions properly after a Publisher is restored from a backup. This stored procedure is executed at the Publisher on the publication database.
sp_restoremergeidentityrange [ [ @publication = ] N'publication' ] [ , [ @article = ] N'article' ] [ ; ]
[ @publication = ] N'publication'
The name of the publication. @publication is sysname, with a default of
all. When specified, only identity ranges for that publication are restored.
[ @article = ] N'article'
The name of the article. @article is sysname, with a default of
all. When specified, only identity ranges for that article are restored.
Return code values
0 (success) or
sp_restoremergeidentityrange is used with merge replication.
sp_restoremergeidentityrange gets maximum identity range allocation information from the Distributor, and updates values in the
max_used column of MSmerge_identity_range_allocations (Transact-SQL) for the articles that use automatic identity range management.
Only members of the sysadmin fixed server role or db_owner fixed database role can execute