FIX: "An error occurred while saving the subscription view" error when you create a subscription view against a recursive-derived hierarchy in SQL Server 2012 Master Data Services

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Article ID: 2717239 - View products that this article applies to.
Microsoft distributes Microsoft SQL Server 2012 fixes as one downloadable file. Because the fixes are cumulative, each new release contains all the hotfixes and all the security fixes that were included with the previous SQL Server 2012 fix release.
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Symptoms

Consider the following scenario:
  • You have a recursive-derived hierarchy that has one or more non-recursive levels under the recursive relationship in SQL Server 2012 Master Data Services.
  • You create a subscription view against the recursive-derived hierarchy.
In this scenario, the view creation behavior fails. Additionally, you receive the following error message:
An error occurred while saving the subscription view


Resolution

Cumulative update information

SQL Server 2012

The fix for this issue was first released in Cumulative Update 2 for SQL Server 2012 Service Pack RTM. For more information about this cumulative update package, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
2703275 Cumulative update package 2 for SQL Server 2012
Note Because the builds are cumulative, each new fix release contains all the hotfixes and all the security fixes that were included with the previous SQL Server 2012 fix release. We recommend that you consider applying the most recent fix release that contains this hotfix. For more information, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
2692828 The SQL Server 2012 builds that were released after SQL Server 2012 was released
Microsoft SQL Server 2012 hotfixes are created for specific SQL Server service packs. You must apply a SQL Server 2012 Service Pack RTM hotfix to an installation of SQL Server 2012 Service Pack RTM. By default, any hotfix that is provided in a SQL Server service pack is included in the next SQL Server service pack.

Note This fix for the issue is included in SQL Server 2012 Service Pack 1.

Status

Microsoft has confirmed that this is a problem in the Microsoft products that are listed in the "Applies to" section.

More information

For more information about Recursive Hierarchies (Master Data Services), go to the following Microsoft website:
General information about Recursive Hierarchies (Master Data Services)

Properties

Article ID: 2717239 - Last Review: October 24, 2013 - Revision: 3.0
Applies to
  • Microsoft SQL Server 2012 Business Intelligence
  • Microsoft SQL Server 2012 Developer
  • Microsoft SQL Server 2012 Enterprise
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