This topic describes how to reset data synchronization task. You can reset a data synchronization task to stop data synchronization or reconfigure data synchronization.


The data synchronization task is not in the Not Configured status.

Impacts on billing

  • Subscription: no impact.
  • Pay-as-you-go: The data synchronization task will enter the Not Configured state. You are not billed for the task when it is in this state. The billing restarts only after you configure and start the data synchronization task.


  1. Log on to the DTS console.
  2. In the left-side navigation pane, click Data Synchronization.
  3. At the top of the Synchronization Tasks page, select the region where the destination instance resides.
    Select a region
  4. Find the target synchronization task, and choose More > Reset Task in the Actions column.
    Warning Resetting a data synchronization task has the following impacts. Proceed with caution.
    • The data synchronization task stops Data Synchronization. Incremental data changes and schema changes in the source databases will not be synchronized to the destination databases.
    • The configuration of data synchronization task will be cleared and changed to Not Configured status.
  5. In the dialog box that appears, click OK.


For information about how to configure a data synchronization task, see Overview of data synchronization scenarios.