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 SnapshotMethod property controls creation of the initial snapshot of published article data.
Set value using these SQLDMO_INITIALSYNC_TYPE values.
Uses Microsoft SQL Server bulk copy in character data format to transfer data for initial synchronization.
Uses SQL Server bulk copy in native data format to transfer data for initial synchronization.
Uses concurrent snapshot processing (transactional replication).
Concurrent snapshot that generates character mode BCP files. It is required if the AllowDTS property is set to TRUE.
The maximum Initial Synchronization mode value.
The value is not valid.