FIX: Power BI Desktop queries may fail with error code 3238002710 in SSAS 2014

Applies to: Microsoft SQL Server 2014 Service Pack 2SQL Server 2014 DeveloperSQL Server 2014 Enterprise

Symptoms


Assume that you connect to Microsoft SQL Server 2014 AnalysisService (SSAS 2014) with Power BI Desktop.  When you run a DISCOVER_CSDL_METADATA command against the cube and retrieve metadata for a table or dimension, you may receive the following error message in SSAS profiler:

<ErrorErrorCode="3238002710" Description="Internal error: Anunexpected exception occurred." Source="Microsoft SQL Server 2014Analysis Services" HelpFile="" />

Status


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

Resolution


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


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