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SqlCeReplication.DistributorNetwork Property

Specifies the network protocol used when the SQL Server Reconciler communicates with the Distributor.

Namespace: System.Data.SqlServerCe
Assembly: System.Data.SqlServerCe (in

public NetworkType DistributorNetwork { get; set; }
/** @property */
public NetworkType get_DistributorNetwork ()

/** @property */
public void set_DistributorNetwork (NetworkType value)

public function get DistributorNetwork () : NetworkType

public function set DistributorNetwork (value : NetworkType)

Not applicable.

Property Value

The NetworkType constant used by the SQL Server Reconciler to communicate with the Distributor.

The NetworkType value can be one of the following constants:




Use the current configured client Net-Library (default).


Multiprotocol Net Library.


TCP/IP Sockets Net-Library.

The DistributorNetwork property must be specified when the SQL Server Reconciler connects to the Distributor using a network protocol other than the default protocol specified in the Client Network Utility.

If Distributor connection properties are not specified, it is assumed the Publisher and Distributor are on the same instance of SQL Server, and Publisher connection properties are used when connecting to the Distributor.

The DistributorAddress property must be specified if the value of the DistributorNetwork property is not set to DefaultNetwork.

Windows CE, Windows Mobile for Pocket PC, Windows Mobile for Smartphone, Windows XP Professional x64 Edition, Windows XP SP2

The Microsoft .NET Framework 3.0 is supported on Windows Vista, Microsoft Windows XP SP2, and Windows Server 2003 SP1.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 3.0

.NET Compact Framework

Supported in: 2.0, 1.0