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Consider the following scenario:

  • You run Microsoft SQL Server 2008 and 2016 on the same virtual machine.

  • You install Cumulative Update 10 (CU10) for SQL Server 2016 SP1.

  • You try to use Volume Shadow Copy Services (VSS)-based applications to back up the database in Microsoft SQL Server 2008.

In this scenario, you may notice VSS application fails to make a backup, and you may receive an error message that resembles the following:

Native Error: 208 Error state: 1, Severity: 16
Error message: Invalid object name 'master.sys.availability_replicas'.


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

       Cumulative update 12 for SQL Server 2016 SP1

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

Latest cumulative update for SQL Server 2016

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