FIX: Error occurs while creating External Data Source for Data Pool that has nondefault name for LOCATION in SQL Server 2019

Applies to: SQL Server 2019 on LinuxSQL Server 2019 on Windows

Symptoms


Data Pool in Big Data Cluster (BDC) in SQL Server 2019 only supports 'default' External Data Source in the LOCATION statement. If a nondefault name is used for a Data Pool External Data Source, an error will occur. This error will be caught only when you create a Data Pool External Table with the invalid External Data Source.

Status


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

Resolution


This issue is fixed in the following cumulative update for SQL Server:
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