I have configured the mirroring and replication between 4 servers (A,B,C,D).i.e, Mirroring between A to B and C to D, Replication between A and C. The configuration was a success and I am able test the replication(B to C) when I have failed over the mirroring dbs(A to B). The replication works fine after the mirroring fail over but I am not able to check its status in the Replication monitor. When I am having any insert in a table which is replicated in B, it is reflected back to C..it means the replication is working fine.

Any thought on how I can view the status of replication from mirrored server. I tried adding the publisher in the monitor, but no luck. If I check the snapshot agent status, it says could not retrieve the info, same with the log reader agent status.

Any suggestions on this please.

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You will need to add both the principal server and the mirror server to Replication Monitor. This is covered in Database Mirroring and Replication (SQL Server):

Add the principal and mirror to Replication Monitor.

Please see Add and Remove Publishers from Replication Monitor to add the mirror server to Replication Monitor.

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