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SQL Server Error : 21396, Severity: 16. The value specified for the @type parame

SQL Server Error : 21396 Details


SQL Server Error: 21396
Severity: 16
Event Logged or not: No
Description:
The value specified for the @type parameter of sp_addsubscriber or the @subscriber_type parameter of sp_addsubscription is not valid. See SQL Server Books Online for a list of valid values.
Severity 16 Description:
Indicates general errors that can be corrected by the user.

Reading sql server error log location from SQL Query

Identifying SQL Server Error Log File used by SQL Server Database Engine can be done by reading SQL Server Error Logs. DBA can execute the XP_READERRORLOG extended stored procedure to read the SQL Server Error Log and search for its location used by the instance of SQL Server.

USE master
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xp_readerrorlog 0, 1, N'Logging SQL Server messages in file', NULL, NULL, N'asc'
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For other ways to read and find error log location please our artcile https://sqlserver-dba.co.uk/error-log/sql-server-identify-location-of-the-sql-server-error-log-file.html

Solution for Resolving the Error

You are getting this error because your database backup was striped and the backup stream was split into two destination files. You are trying to restore from a single backup file. You need both files to restore your database.

For more information on the error, refer here

SQL Server Error Code and solution summary


SQL Server Error: 21396
Severity: 16
Event Logged or not: No
Description:
The value specified for the @type parameter of sp_addsubscriber or the @subscriber_type parameter of sp_addsubscription is not valid. See SQL Server Books Online for a list of valid values.

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