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I am getting this error while creating distribution database. I am trying to setup snapshot replication on sql server 2008
 
TITLE: Distributor Properties
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Could not add distribution database 'distribution'.
 
For help, click: http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink?ProdName=Microsoft+SQL+Server&ProdVer=10.50.1600.1&EvtSrc=Microsoft.SqlServer.Management.UI.DistributorPropertiesErrorSR&EvtID=CantAddDistributionDB&LinkId=20476
 
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ADDITIONAL INFORMATION:
 
An exception occurred while executing a Transact-SQL statement or batch. (Microsoft.SqlServer.ConnectionInfo)
 
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Could not add the distribution database 'distribution'. This distribution database already exists.
Changed database context to 'master'. (Microsoft SQL Server, Error: 14119)
 
For help, click: http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink?ProdName=Microsoft+SQL+Server&ProdVer=10.50.1600&EvtSrc=MSSQLServer&EvtID=14119&LinkId=20476
 
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Posted 20-Mar-12 22:00pm
RDBurmon9.1K
Edited 20-Mar-12 22:01pm
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ryanb31 at 21-Mar-12 8:06am
   
Have you gone to the url it refers to for help? It tells you what the problem is.

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Solution 1

Hi ,
 
Check in system databases list , it already the database in the name of distribution.
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