FIX: Error message when you run a series of the CREATE SESSION CUBE statement and the DROP SESSION CUBE statement in SQL Server 2005 Analysis Services: "An unexpected exception occurred"

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SUMMARY

This article describes the following about this hotfix release:
  • The issues that are fixed by the hotfix package
  • The prerequisites for installing the hotfix package
  • Whether you must restart the computer after you install the hotfix package
  • Whether the hotfix package is replaced by any other hotfix package
  • Whether you must make any registry changes
  • The files that are contained in the hotfix package

SYMPTOMS

When you run a series of the CREATE SESSION CUBE statement and the DROP SESSION CUBE statement in Microsoft SQL Server 2005 Analysis Services, you receive the following error message:
An unexpected exception occurred
This problem may also occur when you perform a grouping operation in a Microsoft Office Excel pivot table. The grouping operation may cause execution of a series of the CREATE SESSION CUBE statement and the DROP SESSION CUBE statement.

RESOLUTION

Cumulative update information for SQL Server 2005 Service Pack 2

The fix for this issue was first released in Cumulative Update 13 for SQL Server 2005 Service Pack 2. For more information about how to obtain this cumulative update package for SQL Server 2005, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
967908 Cumulative update package 13 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. 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:
937137 The SQL Server 2005 builds that were released after SQL Server 2005 Service Pack 2 was released

Cumulative update information for SQL Server 2005 Service Pack 3

The fix for this issue was first released in Cumulative Update 3 for SQL Server 2005 Service Pack 3. For more information about how to obtain this cumulative update package for SQL Server 2005, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
967909 Cumulative update package 3 for SQL Server 2005 Service Pack 3
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. 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:
960598 The SQL Server 2005 builds that were released after SQL Server 2005 Service Pack 3 was released

Hotfix information

A supported hotfix is available from Microsoft. However, this hotfix is intended to correct only the problem that is described in this article. Apply this hotfix only to systems that are experiencing this specific problem. This hotfix might receive additional testing. Therefore, if you are not severely affected by this problem, we recommend that you wait for the next software update that contains this hotfix.

If the hotfix is available for download, there is a "Hotfix download available" section at the top of this Knowledge Base article. If this section does not appear, contact Microsoft Customer Service and Support to obtain the hotfix.

Note If additional issues occur or if any troubleshooting is required, you might have to create a separate service request. The usual support costs will apply to additional support questions and issues that do not qualify for this specific hotfix. For a complete list of Microsoft Customer Service and Support telephone numbers or to create a separate service request, visit the following Microsoft Web site:
http://support.microsoft.com/contactus/?ws=support
Note The "Hotfix download available" form displays the languages for which the hotfix is available. If you do not see your language, it is because a hotfix is not available for that language.

Prerequisites

You must have SQL Server 2005 Service Pack 2 installed to install this hotfix.

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

Restart information

You do not have to restart the computer after you apply this hotfix. However, this hotfix stops and then restarts the Analysis Services service. If you configured the server for HTTP access, you must stop Microsoft Internet Information Services (IIS) and then restart IIS after the installation is complete. If you installed Analysis Services as a named instance, you must stop the SQL Server Browser service. You must do this because the Msmdredir.dll component of the SQL Server Browser service is updated during the installation of this hotfix.

Registry information

You do not have to change the registry.

Hotfix file information

This hotfix contains only those files that are required to correct the issues that this article lists. This hotfix may not contain of all the files that you must have to fully update a product to the latest build.

The English version of this hotfix has the file attributes (or later file attributes) that are listed in the following table. The dates and times for these files are listed in Coordinated Universal Time (UTC). When you view the file information, it is converted to local time. To find the difference between UTC and local time, use the Time Zone tab in the Date and Time item in Control Panel.
SQL Server 2005 32-bit version
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File nameFile versionFile sizeDateTimePlatform
As80.xslNot applicable16,80120-Feb-200909:33Not applicable
As90.xslNot applicable18,29120-Feb-200909:33Not applicable
Db2v0801.xslNot applicable29,49720-Feb-200909:33Not applicable
Microsoft.analysisservices.dll9.0.3318.01,214,29625-Feb-200917:00x86
Microsoft.datawarehouse.dll9.0.3318.01,275,75225-Feb-200917:00x86
Microsoft.sqlserver.connectioninfo.dll9.0.3318.0153,43225-Feb-200917:01x86
Microsoft.sqlserver.servicebrokerenum.dll9.0.3318.038,74425-Feb-200917:01x86
Microsoft.sqlserver.smo.dll9.0.3318.01,603,41625-Feb-200917:01x86
Microsoft.sqlserver.smoenum.dll9.0.3318.0218,96825-Feb-200917:02x86
Microsoft.sqlserver.sqlenum.dll9.0.3318.0898,90425-Feb-200917:02x86
Msadomdx.dll9.0.3318.0499,03225-Feb-200917:02x86
Msjet.xslNot applicable28,51920-Feb-200909:33Not applicable
Msmdlocal.dll9.0.3318.015,969,62425-Feb-200917:02x86
Msmdredir.dll9.0.3318.04,019,54425-Feb-200917:02x86
Msmdspdm.dll9.0.3318.0198,48825-Feb-200917:02x86
Msmdsrv.exe9.0.3318.014,939,48025-Feb-200917:02x86
Msmgdsrv.dll9.0.3318.06,042,96825-Feb-200917:02x86
Msolap90.dll9.0.3318.04,297,06425-Feb-200917:02x86
Orcl7.xslNot applicable32,05820-Feb-200909:33Not applicable
Sac.exe2005.90.3318.079,72025-Feb-200917:03x86
Sql2000.xslNot applicable33,62120-Feb-200909:33Not applicable
Sql70.xslNot applicable31,69920-Feb-200909:33Not applicable
Sql90.xslNot applicable38,95320-Feb-200909:33Not applicable
Sqlbrowser.exe2005.90.3318.0239,44825-Feb-200917:03x86
Sqldumper.exe2005.90.3318.065,36825-Feb-200917:03x86
Sqlmgmprovider.dll2005.90.3318.0233,32025-Feb-200917:04x86
Sqlsac.exe2005.90.3318.01,242,98425-Feb-200917:04x86
Sqlsqm.exe2005.90.3318.0137,04825-Feb-200917:04x86
Sqlwtsn.exe9.0.3318.096,08825-Feb-200917:04x86
Svrenumapi.dll2005.90.3318.0611,16025-Feb-200917:04x86
Trdtv2r41.xslNot applicable26,91420-Feb-200909:33Not applicable
SQL Server 2005 x64-based version
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File nameFile versionFile sizeDateTimePlatform
As80.xslNot applicable16,80120-Feb-200909:33Not applicable
As90.xslNot applicable18,29120-Feb-200909:33Not applicable
Db2v0801.xslNot applicable29,49720-Feb-200909:33Not applicable
Microsoft.analysisservices.dll9.0.3318.01,214,29625-Feb-200917:00x86
Microsoft.datawarehouse.dll9.0.3318.01,275,75225-Feb-200917:00x86
Microsoft.sqlserver.connectioninfo.dll9.0.3318.0153,43225-Feb-200917:36x86
Microsoft.sqlserver.servicebrokerenum.dll9.0.3318.038,76025-Feb-200917:36x86
Microsoft.sqlserver.smo.dll9.0.3318.01,603,43225-Feb-200917:37x86
Microsoft.sqlserver.smoenum.dll9.0.3318.0218,98425-Feb-200917:37x86
Microsoft.sqlserver.sqlenum.dll9.0.3318.0898,92025-Feb-200917:37x86
Msadomdx.dll9.0.3318.0499,03225-Feb-200917:02x86
Msjet.xslNot applicable28,51920-Feb-200909:33Not applicable
Msmdlocal.dll9.0.3318.015,969,62425-Feb-200917:02x86
Msmdlocal.dll9.0.3318.032,243,04825-Feb-200917:37x64
Msmdredir.dll9.0.3318.04,019,54425-Feb-200917:02x86
Msmdspdm.dll9.0.3318.0198,50425-Feb-200917:37x86
Msmdsrv.exe9.0.3318.031,632,23225-Feb-200917:38x64
Msmgdsrv.dll9.0.3318.06,042,96825-Feb-200917:02x86
Msmgdsrv.dll9.0.3318.09,800,04025-Feb-200917:38x64
Msolap90.dll9.0.3318.04,297,06425-Feb-200917:02x86
Msolap90.dll9.0.3318.05,929,32025-Feb-200917:38x64
Orcl7.xslNot applicable32,05820-Feb-200909:33Not applicable
Sac.exe2005.90.3318.079,72025-Feb-200917:03x86
Sql2000.xslNot applicable33,62120-Feb-200909:33Not applicable
Sql70.xslNot applicable31,69920-Feb-200909:33Not applicable
Sql90.xslNot applicable38,95320-Feb-200909:33Not applicable
Sqlbrowser.exe2005.90.3318.0239,44825-Feb-200917:03x86
Sqldumper.exe2005.90.3318.065,36825-Feb-200917:03x86
Sqldumper.exe2005.90.3318.080,74425-Feb-200917:39x64
Sqlmgmprovider.dll2005.90.3318.0233,32025-Feb-200917:04x86
Sqlmgmprovider.dll2005.90.3318.0314,71225-Feb-200917:39x64
Sqlsac.exe2005.90.3318.01,242,98425-Feb-200917:04x86
Sqlsqm.exe2005.90.3318.0137,04825-Feb-200917:04x86
Sqlsqm.exe2005.90.3318.0137,04825-Feb-200917:40x86
Sqlwtsn.exe9.0.3318.096,08825-Feb-200917:04x86
Sqlwtsn.exe9.0.3318.096,10425-Feb-200917:40x86
Svrenumapi.dll2005.90.3318.0611,16025-Feb-200917:04x86
Svrenumapi.dll2005.90.3318.0832,87225-Feb-200917:40x64
Trdtv2r41.xslNot applicable26,91420-Feb-200909:33Not applicable
SQL Server 2005 Itanium architecture version
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File nameFile versionFile sizeDateTimePlatform
As80.xslNot applicable16,80120-Feb-200909:33Not applicable
As90.xslNot applicable18,29120-Feb-200909:33Not applicable
Db2v0801.xslNot applicable29,49720-Feb-200909:33Not applicable
Microsoft.analysisservices.dll9.0.3318.01,214,29625-Feb-200917:00x86
Microsoft.datawarehouse.dll9.0.3318.01,275,75225-Feb-200917:00x86
Microsoft.sqlserver.connectioninfo.dll9.0.3318.0153,43225-Feb-200921:02x86
Microsoft.sqlserver.servicebrokerenum.dll9.0.3318.038,74425-Feb-200921:02x86
Microsoft.sqlserver.smo.dll9.0.3318.01,603,41625-Feb-200921:02x86
Microsoft.sqlserver.smoenum.dll9.0.3318.0218,96825-Feb-200921:02x86
Microsoft.sqlserver.sqlenum.dll9.0.3318.0898,90425-Feb-200921:02x86
Msadomdx.dll9.0.3318.0499,03225-Feb-200917:02x86
Msjet.xslNot applicable28,51920-Feb-200909:33Not applicable
Msmdlocal.dll9.0.3318.015,969,62425-Feb-200917:02x86
Msmdlocal.dll9.0.3318.049,999,70425-Feb-200921:02IA-64
Msmdredir.dll9.0.3318.06,295,89625-Feb-200921:02IA-64
Msmdspdm.dll9.0.3318.0198,48825-Feb-200921:02x86
Msmdsrv.exe9.0.3318.048,949,59225-Feb-200921:03IA-64
Msmgdsrv.dll9.0.3318.06,042,96825-Feb-200917:02x86
Msmgdsrv.dll9.0.3318.013,170,52025-Feb-200921:03IA-64
Msolap90.dll9.0.3318.04,297,06425-Feb-200917:02x86
Msolap90.dll9.0.3318.07,912,28025-Feb-200921:03IA-64
Orcl7.xslNot applicable32,05820-Feb-200909:33Not applicable
Sac.exe2005.90.3318.079,72025-Feb-200917:03x86
Sql2000.xslNot applicable33,62120-Feb-200909:33Not applicable
Sql70.xslNot applicable31,69920-Feb-200909:33Not applicable
Sql90.xslNot applicable38,95320-Feb-200909:33Not applicable
Sqlbrowser.exe2005.90.3318.0500,58425-Feb-200921:04IA-64
Sqldumper.exe2005.90.3318.065,36825-Feb-200917:03x86
Sqldumper.exe2005.90.3318.0185,70425-Feb-200921:04IA-64
Sqlmgmprovider.dll2005.90.3318.0233,32025-Feb-200917:04x86
Sqlmgmprovider.dll2005.90.3318.0614,24825-Feb-200921:04IA-64
Sqlsac.exe2005.90.3318.01,242,98425-Feb-200917:04x86
Sqlsqm.exe2005.90.3318.0137,04825-Feb-200917:04x86
Sqlsqm.exe2005.90.3318.0137,06425-Feb-200921:05x86
Sqlwtsn.exe9.0.3318.096,08825-Feb-200917:04x86
Sqlwtsn.exe9.0.3318.096,10425-Feb-200921:05x86
Svrenumapi.dll2005.90.3318.0611,16025-Feb-200917:04x86
Svrenumapi.dll2005.90.3318.02,347,36825-Feb-200921:06IA-64
Trdtv2r41.xslNot applicable26,91420-Feb-200909:33Not applicable

STATUS

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

MORE INFORMATION

More information about cumulative update package 13 for SQL Server 2005 Service Pack 2

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:
967908 Cumulative update package 13 for SQL Server 2005 Service Pack 2

More information about cumulative update package 3 for SQL Server 2005 Service Pack 3

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:
967909 Cumulative update package 3 for SQL Server 2005 Service Pack 3
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

REFERENCES

For more information about the list of builds that are available after SQL Server 2005 Service Pack 3, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
960598 The SQL Server 2005 builds that were released after SQL Server 2005 Service Pack 3 was released
For more information about the list of builds that are available after SQL Server 2005 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

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Article ID: 967348 - Last Review: April 20, 2009 - Revision: 2.0
APPLIES TO
  • Microsoft SQL Server 2005 Analysis Services
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