MSSQL_REPL-2147199360 Unable to decide if MakeGeneration is needed.

Chris Skorlinski
Microsoft SQL Server Escalation Services

Error messages:
Unable to decide if MakeGeneration is needed. (Source: MSSQL_REPL, Error number: MSSQL_REPL-2147199360)
Get help: http://help/MSSQL_REPL-2147199360
Query timeout expired (Source: MSSQLServer, Error number: 0)
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The merge process failed to execute a query because the query timed out. If this failure continues, increase the query timeout for the process. When troubleshooting, restart the synchronization with verbose history logging and specify an output file to which to write. (Source: MSSQLServer, Error number: 0)
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If Merge Agent was not being blocked, see following MSDN ReplTalk BLOG posting for tips and techniques to correct this error.

Reducing Impact of Large Updates on Merge Replication