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How to Synchronize Analysis Services Database Using Synchronize Database Wizard in SSMS

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Step 6: In Synchronization Options Wizard screen, you can specify security and compression settings. Different options available for Security roles and members are:-

  • Copy all: – All roles and members will be copied to the destination database. Any existing role and membership data will be replaced.
  • Skip Membership: – Only roles will be copied to the destination database, leaving members intact. This operation can result in addition or deletion of roles on the destination server.
  • Ignore all: – No security information will be copied. Any existing roles and members remain unaffected.

Recommendation: One can select the check box “Use compression when synchronizing databases” to use compression feature while synchronizing analysis services database.

Analysis Database Synchronize Options in Synchronize Database Wizard

Step 7: In Select Synchronization Method wizard screen there are options available to Synchronize the analysis database immediately or to save the Synchronization XMLA scripts for future usage.

Gennerate XMLA Script for Synchronize SSAS Database

Step 8: In Completing the wizard screen you will be able to see a quick summary of all the selections you have done so far. To close the Synchronization Database Wizard click Finish.

Complete Analysis Services Database Synchronization

Recommendation: Perform Database Consistency Checker DBCC CHECK For Analysis Services Database in SQL Server 2016 for Tabular and Multidimensional Databases after successfully Synchronizing Database

XMLA Script to Synchronize Analysis Services Database

<Synchronize xmlns:xsi="http://www.w3.org/2001/XMLSchema-instance" xmlns:xsd="http://www.w3.org/2001/XMLSchema" xmlns="http://schemas.microsoft.com/analysisservices/2003/engine">
<Source>
<ConnectionString>Provider=MSOLAP.4;Data Source=SOURCESERVER;ConnectTo=10.0;Integrated Security=SSPI;Initial Catalog=MyTechMantra</ConnectionString>
<Object>
<DatabaseID>MyTechMantra</DatabaseID>
</Object>
</Source>
<SynchronizeSecurity>CopyAll</SynchronizeSecurity>
<ApplyCompression>true</ApplyCompression>
</Synchronize>

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