FIX: Access violation occurs in Distribution Agent in SQL Server 2016 and 2017

Applies to: SQL Server 2017 Developer on WindowsSQL Server 2017 Enterprise on WindowsSQL Server 2017 Enterprise Core on Windows

Symptoms


Assume that you have SQL Server 2016 and 2017 Transactional Replication environment. When the Distribution Agent tries to increment command counter for displaying article-wise statistics, an access violation may occur and the replication Distribution Agent crashes. Additionally, a mini dump file is generated.

Status


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

References


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