FIX: SSAS may crash when you run a DAX query by using a non-admin Windows user in SQL Server 2016 and 2017

Applies to: Microsoft SQL Server 2016 Service Pack 1SQL Server 2016 DeveloperSQL Server 2016 Enterprise


Assume that you use the Microsoft SQL Server 2016 and 2017 Analysis Services (SSAS) Tabular model. When you connect to an SSAS Tabular model and run a Data Analysis Expressions (DAX) query by using a non-admin Windows user, SSAS may crash.


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

       Cumulative Update 7 for SQL Server 2017

       Cumulative update 8 for SQL Server 2016 SP1


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


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