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all agents reside on the Distributor. For pull subscriptions, the Subscriber executes its own Distribution Agent in order to pull the data from the distributor. Chapter 7 explains pull subscriptions in more detail. Chapters 4 and 8 cover the roles of all the agents in more detail.


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what about snapshot agents? do they run on the publisher? to pull data from the publications and put them on the "snapshot folder"?