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Running the Message Agent


The SQL Remote Message Agent is a key component in SQL Remote replication. The Message Agent handles both the sending and receiving of messages. It carries out the following functions:

Executable names

On Windows operating systems, the Message Agent is named dbremote.exe. On Unix operating systems, the name is dbremote. On Mac OS X, you can also use SyncConsole to start the Message Agent.

See Starting the Message Agent on Mac OS X.


Message Agent batch and continuous modes
Connections used by the Message Agent
Replication system recovery procedures
Ensuring consistent Message Agent settings
The Message Agent and replication security
Troubleshooting errors at remote sites