Assume that you have Cumulative Update 8 for Microsoft SQL Server 2017 installed. If you set a value for the Accepted NTLM SPNs variable by using SQL Server Configuration Manager, an access violation occurs during startup of the server.
A fix for this issue is included in the following update for SQL Server:
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