This feature will be removed in a future version of Microsoft SQL Server. Avoid using this feature in new development work, and plan to modify applications that currently use this feature.
The DistributionPublisher2 object represents a Publisher using the referenced Distributor for replication and extends the functionality of the DistributionPublisher object.
The DistributionPublisher2 object extends the functionality of the DistributionPublisher object for use with features that were introduced in Microsoft SQL Server 2000. It also inherits the properties and methods of the DistributionPublisher object. With the DistributionPublisher2 object, you can:
Manipulate the capability of a replication agent to run at a remote Subscriber.
The methods and properties of the DistributionPublisher2 object may not be compatible with instances of SQL Server version 7.0 or earlier. For more information about using the DistributionPublisher2 object in an application that also runs with an instance of SQL Server 7.0, refer to the Remarks section for specific methods and properties. For more information, see Programming Extended SQL-DMO Objects.