Consider the following scenario:

  • You use DCExec in SQL Server 2017 that's running on Windows Server.

In this scenario, you will notice that the DCExec crashes.

Note DCExec is used for the Management Data Warehouse (MDW) as a part of the collector sets which collect and load performance metrics into a management data warehouse for reporting.


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


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

About cumulative updates for SQL Server:

Each new cumulative update for SQL Server contains all the hotfixes and security fixes that were included with the previous cumulative update. Check out the latest cumulative updates for SQL Server:


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