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SqlCeReplication.DropSubscription Method

Drops the subscription to a SQL Server publication and optionally deletes the SQL Server Mobile database from the Windows Mobile-based device.

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

void DropSubscription (
	DropOption dropOption
public void DropSubscription (
	DropOption dropOption
public function DropSubscription (
	dropOption : DropOption



The DropOption value specifies whether to leave or delete the SQL Server Mobile database. The value can be one of the following constants:




Deletes the SQL Server Mobile database (default).


Deletes the replication system tables and three replication system columns in the user tables, but does not delete the database.

The following example shows how to drop a subscription and delete the local database. A SqlCeReplication object is created, the SubscriberConnectionString is set, and the DropSubscription method is called. This method passes the DropDatabase option.

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

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.NET Compact Framework

Supported in: 2.0, 1.0