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PreCreationOption Enumeration


Applies To: SQL Server 2016 Preview

Enumerates the commands that are executed prior to subscription initialization when a published table already exists in the subscription database.

Namespace:   Microsoft.SqlServer.Replication
Assembly:  Microsoft.SqlServer.Rmo (in Microsoft.SqlServer.Rmo.dll)

public enum PreCreationOption

Member nameDescription

A DELETE statement is executed to remove individual rows based on the WHERE clause in the subset filter.


A DROP TABLE statement is executed. This value is required to support SQL Server Compact Subscribers.


No action is taken on the existing table.


A TRUNCATE TABLE statement is executed to remove all rows from the table.

Drop is the default when creating new articles.

This namespace, class, or member is supported only in version 2.0 of the Microsoft .NET Framework.

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