FIX: You may experience problems when you use SQL Server Management Studio in SQL Server 2005 to connect to an instance of SQL Server 2008

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Article ID: 946127 - View products that this article applies to.
Bug: #50002151 (SQL Hotfix)
Microsoft distributes Microsoft SQL Server 2005 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 2005 fix release.
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SYMPTOMS

When you use SQL Server Management Studio in Microsoft SQL Server 2005 to connect to an instance of Microsoft SQL Server 2008, you may experience the following problems.

Problem 1

When you open or delete a maintenance plan, you receive the following error message:
Exception has been thrown by the target of an invocation. (mscorlib)
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION:
While trying to find a folder on SQL an OLE DB error was encountered with error code 0x80040E14 (Could not find stored procedure 'msdb.dbo.sp_dts_getfolder'.).

Problem 2

When you copy a database from an instance of SQL Server 2008 to an instance of SQL Server 2005, you receive the following error message:
Message: Executed as user: UserName. ...0.0.1080.5 for 32-bit Copyright (C) Microsoft Corp 1984-2005. All rights reserved. Started: Time Progress: Date Time Source: SATEESP-MAIN_SATEESP-MAIN_Transfer Objects Task Task just started the execution.: 0% complete End Progress Error: Date Time Code: 0x00000000 Source: SATEESP-MAIN_SATEESP-MAIN_Transfer Objects Task Description: An exception occurred while executing a Transact-SQL statement or batch. StackTrace: at Microsoft.SqlServer.Management.Common.ServerConnection.ExecuteReader(String sqlCommand) at Microsoft.SqlServer.Management.Smo.ExecuteSql.GetDataReader(String query) at Microsoft.SqlServer.Management.Smo.DataProvider.SetConnectionAndQuery(ExecuteSql execSql, String query) at Microsoft.SqlServer.Management.Smo.ExecuteSql.GetDataProvider(StringCollection query, Object con, StatementBuilder sb, RetriveMode rm) at Microsoft.Sq... The package execution fa... The step failed.

Problem 3

When you create a table or a view, you receive the following error message:
Microsoft.SqlServer.Types (Error)
Messages
Either the object or one of its properties is not supported on the target server version. (Microsoft.SqlServer.Smo)
For help, click: http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink?ProdName=Microsoft+SQL+Server&ProdVer=9.00.3207.00&EvtSrc=Microsoft.SqlServer.Management.Smo.ExceptionTemplates.UnsupportedVersionException&LinkId=20476

RESOLUTION

The fix for this issue was first released in Cumulative Update 5. For more information about how to obtain this cumulative update package for SQL Server 2005 Service Pack 2, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
943656 Cumulative update package 5 for SQL Server 2005 Service Pack 2
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 2005 fix release. Microsoft recommends 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:
937137 The SQL Server 2005 builds that were released after SQL Server 2005 Service Pack 2 was released
Microsoft SQL Server 2005 hotfixes are created for specific SQL Server service packs. You must apply a SQL Server 2005 Service Pack 2 hotfix to an installation of SQL Server 2005 Service Pack 2. By default, any hotfix that is provided in a SQL Server service pack is included in the next SQL Server service pack.

WORKAROUND

To work around this problem, install SQL Server Management Studio in SQL Server 2008.

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 what files are changed, and for information about any prerequisites to apply the cumulative update package that contains the hotfix that is described in this Microsoft Knowledge Base article, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
943656 Cumulative update package 5 for SQL Server 2005 Service Pack 2

REFERENCES

For more information about the list of builds that are available after SQL Server Service Pack 2, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
937137 The SQL Server 2005 builds that were released after SQL Server 2005 Service Pack 2 was released
For more information about the Incremental Servicing Model for SQL Server, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
935897 An Incremental Servicing Model is available from the SQL Server team to deliver hotfixes for reported problems
For more information about how to obtain SQL Server 2005 Service Pack 2, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
913089 How to obtain the latest service pack for SQL Server 2005
For more information about the new features and the improvements in SQL Server 2005 Service Pack 2, visit the following Microsoft Web site:
http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=71711
For more information about the naming schema for SQL Server updates, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
822499 New naming schema for Microsoft SQL Server software update packages
For more information about software update terminology, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
824684 Description of the standard terminology that is used to describe Microsoft software updates

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Article ID: 946127 - Last Review: December 20, 2007 - Revision: 1.1
APPLIES TO
  • Microsoft SQL Server 2005 Standard Edition
  • Microsoft SQL Server 2005 Developer Edition
  • Microsoft SQL Server 2005 Enterprise Edition
  • Microsoft SQL Server 2005 Standard X64 Edition
  • Microsoft SQL Server 2005 Standard Edition for Itanium-based Systems
  • Microsoft SQL Server 2005 Enterprise X64 Edition
  • Microsoft SQL Server 2005 Enterprise Edition for Itanium-based Systems
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